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Lawmaker considers bill to regulate sales of herb with marijuana-like effects

Spice is a mixture of herbs varying by the brand and sprayed with a chemical, JWH 018, that mimics the effect of tetrahydrocannibol, or THC, in marijuana. It is sold under brands including K2, Black Mamba, Wicked X. Rep. Matt Heinz said he is considering legislation that would have Arizona take steps to regulate spice once federal and state health officials offer guidance.

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Lawmakers give preliminary OK to anti-union measure – Day 2 (access required)

The Senate and the House gave preliminary approval Aug. 10 to a measure seeking to guarantee the right of a secret ballot in union elections. The proposal, expected to be on the Nov. 2 ballot as Proposition 113, is meant to be a preemptive strike against possible federal legislation that would make it easier for organizers to form unions.

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Lawmakers advance secret-ballot measure -Day 1 (access required)

In almost staccato fashion, Senate and House committees on Aug. 9 approved new legislation aimed at guaranteeing people's right to a secret ballot in union elections. Gov. Jan Brewer called the ninth special session this term to fix the anti-union ballot measure, which the courts earlier ruled unconstitutional.

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