V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Cannabis decriminalized in ABQ
A measure to decriminalize the possession of an ounce or less of cannabis passed by a hair, though four City Councilors still felt it's a good idea to lock people in a cage for using a substance that doesn't harm anybody.
V.27 No.15 | 4/12/2018
‘Rocky Mountain High’
Avoiding bad puns in Colorado
Josh Lee drives north to where people say yes to state revenue and discovers Tropicanna, a new level of flower.
V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
Health Department Improves Applications
Process easier, shorter
Medical cannabis application form improved; Rohrabacher–Farr amendment remains in federal budget; prohibition may increase crime (really?!?).
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
Dog Days Come Early
Down, not out at MJ Express-O
Joshua Lee lifts his mood and mildly relaxes his muscles with Lucky Charms, then Sage n Sour stirs up a pleasant mix of sensations in his wretched sinuses and gives him a low-level impression of well-being without the hyperactive, searching mind of many other sativas.
V.27 No.12 | 3/22/2018
Here It Comes …
N.M. Dems Say 'Yes' to Cannabis
We're in for some cannabis legalization next year. Just keep away from the border checkpoints.
V.27 No.11 | 3/15/2018
Get Real Bougie
Going for gold at Sacred Garden
Wrapped in gold leaf, dipped in hash wax and rolled in kief, the decadent Shine Twax joint challenges Joshua Lee to set aside the budtender's warning, leaving him light and emptied.
V.27 No.10 | 3/8/2018
Notes From the Underground
Nobody did it for the lulls
The cannabis market in the US is exploding, but remember: even CBD extract is still illegal under federal law.
V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
KURE kills with kindness
Rini Grammer visits the jewelry store-like KURE, is gently lulled into a restful slumber by Night Nurse and treats back and knee pain with high-CBD Cannatonic.
V.27 No.8 | 2/22/2018
Resolution to Legalize Stalls in Committee
Were you holding your breath?
You can feel the envious gazes of our state's lawmakers creeping toward the coffers of Colorado and California and seeing all those dollars piling up on schools and infrastructure, but the N.M. Senate Judiciary Committee has given us another year to contemplate financial asceticism.
V.27 No.7 | 2/15/2018
A tour of Minerva’s kitchen
Joshua Lee takes a tour of the kitchen where Minerva Canna Group's edibles are made, then treats himself with (to?) some cheesecake.
V.27 No.6 | 2/8/2018
State of the States
Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Report
Vermont legislature legalizes (no ballot initiative!); report released on financial and public safety benefits for states that have legalization so far; N.M. looks for better protection from feds than the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment; study explains difficulties of chemical (rather than behavioral) tests for impairment.
V.27 No.5 | 2/1/2018
Seven Steps to Seven Leaves
Stepping up security for surprises and serenity
Rini Grammer notices new security procedures at Seven Clover, then treats insomnia, stress and back pain with Purple Kush and relaxes with Colorado Clementines.
V.27 No.4 | 1/25/2018
We Can Smell Our Own
Sessions an easy enemy for lawmakers
A bipartisan group of lawmakers came out in the House of Representatives to criticize Jeff Sessions and show support for pro-cannabis bills and New Mexicans got a reminder that they should keep their meds in a safe place where children can't find them.
V.27 No.3 | 1/18/2018
In and out at High Desert Relief
Joshua Lee gets some dry buds which make him sleepy, and remembers that THCA turns to CBNA over time with air exposure.
V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
'My Boyfriend's Back'
Sessions just can't help himself
Jeff Sessions reverses the Cole Memorandum policy, causing chaos in the business community and the GOP.