Arizonans with medical marijuana cards cannot be barred from using the drug while on probation, the state Supreme Court concluded Tuesday in a ruling that will have ripple effects across the state.Read More »
Arizona government officials are barred from taking any actions that disallow medical marijuana patients from taking their medicine, even as a term of probation, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled April 7.Read More »
Workers' compensation carriers and self-insurers will not be required to pay for a patient's medical marijuana under a new bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Monday.Read More »
The Marijuana Policy Project threatened “to harm” the medical marijuana dispensary owned by a doctor who is leading a splinter group pushing recreational marijuana legalization in Arizona.Read More »
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery told a veteran he has “no respect for you” and called him an “enemy” of the U.S. Constitution after the man admitted to recreational use of marijuana.Read More »
A new effort has emerged to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona, creating a fracture in the campaign to put the issue to a public vote in 2016.Read More »
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 »