A Flagstaff lawmaker is hoping to throw a new roadblock in the path of those who want to legalize marijuana in Arizona. Only thing is, his plan may be too little - and too late.Read More »
Arizona’s more than 63,000 medical marijuana patients ate, drank or smoked more than 10 tons of the drug last year.
That’s the equivalent of about seven Volkswagen Beetles, more than 2,300 gallons of milk - or, if you prefer, in excess of 40,000 eight-ounce bags of Cheetos.
The struggle for legalizing recreational-use marijuana will likely center on the impacts of the drug on Arizona children.
Anti-marijuana forces are arguing that the drug harms the brain and that making it legally available will lead to more children using it, while legalized-marijuana advocates are ready to propose an excise tax that would go to schools.
The Arizona Supreme Court plans to review a lower court's ruling that judges can't order people on probation to not use medical marijuana.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that doctors who certify a patient could benefit from using medical marijuana can't be criminally charged if they fail to review a year's worth of the patient's records.Read More »
Three of Arizona's top prosecutors are calling on political and civic leaders to oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.Read More »
The people who brought medical marijuana to Arizona four years ago now want marijuana legal for everyone over the age of 21.Read More »
A medical marijuana card is not a get-out-of-jail-free card for motorists found with active components of the drug in their system, no matter how little, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Arizona’s chief health officer is proposing to make it more difficult to add new conditions to the list for which doctors can recommend the drug.Read More »
With a ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana looming over the 2016 election, Republican Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson wants the Legislature to beat voters to the punch and legalize it.Read More »