AZ Supreme Court to consider appeal on medical marijuana law
Published: March 19, 2013 at 8:14 am
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has asked the state high court to transfer the appeal so that it bypasses the mid-level Court of Appeals.
Montgomery’s office says the law’s interpretation is of vital importance across the state and needs to get decided quickly.
A judge had ruled in December that the county must provide zoning clearance for a Sun City medical marijuana dispensary because federal drug laws don’t stand in the way of Arizona’s medical marijuana law.
Montgomery contends county employees could be federally prosecuted if they help marijuana growing, distribution or marketing.
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