Oct. 7, 2015
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Pot Patients Object to Potency Caps

Independent hearing examiner recommends 70 percent limit

Local News Medical marijuana patients, producers and drug policy advocates continue to question why state health regulators want to limit the THC potency of cannabis-derived products.

Friday, February 13, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

War on Sentences

Rethinking prison terms for nonviolent drug offenders

Features Like other mischievous boys growing up in the mid-1960s, Ricardo Vázquez was a bit of a rebel.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Trade Groups Want Out of PNM Agreement

Plan for replacing power from coal remains under fire from public as PRC hearings continue

Local News Two energy organizations say they will no longer support the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Judge Orders Pot License

Santa Fe nonprofit allowed to update its application

Local News A state district court judge has ordered the New Mexico Department of Health to issue a medical cannabis license to a Santa Fe nonprofit business.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

‘Sol not Coal’

Renewable energy advocates rally against PNM’s plans

Local News By 9 am Monday morning the state fire marshal had blocked entry into the room where the Public Regulation Commission was meeting because it was full to capacity. Inside, the policymakers began to consider the P...

Monday, January 5, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Spelling Relief

Cannabis program overhaul still incomplete as patients and producers weigh in

Local News The New Mexico Department of Health is one step closer to imposing new medical cannabis program rules, but officials say there is still no official timeline for sending the final regulations to the state regist...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

'Big Messy Family'

Medical pot groups seek common ground with state regulators

Local News Medical marijuana patients and producers want the New Mexico Department of Health to make a few more changes to proposed new cannabis program rules before submitting them to be published in the State Register.

Monday, December 29, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Naughty or Nice

Is PNM too reliant on coal?

Features As Public Service Company of New Mexico enters the final phase of its proposal to phase out more coal, environmentalists say the plan doesn't go far enough to use cleaner solar and wind power.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Canna Cash

Albuquerque bank agrees to accept medical marijuana producer deposits

Local News Medical marijuana producers around New Mexico have found a new banking home after suddenly getting the cold shoulder from other financial institutions in October.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Middle Ground

For some, president's immigration changes are good; for others, not good enough

Local News For immigrants like Cinthya Chavez and Ivan Jimenez, who live and work in Santa Fe, President Barack Obama’s executive decision to protect millions of people from deportation couldn’t have come fa

Friday, November 21, 2014 Peter St. Cyr
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