Arizona is getting a $7.5 million federal grant to tackle substance abuse problems in five counties across the northern half of the state.Read More »
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The Arizona House has given preliminary approval to a bill that bars medical marijuana cardholders from possessing or using marijuana on school campuses.Read More »
Arizona legislators have approved emergency legislation to ban new versions of synthetic drugs called "bath salts."Read More »
Medical marijuana users are just a few weeks away from seeing their first center open. KTAR Radio reports the center in north Phoenix will be headquarters for almost 50 caregivers and hundreds of patients who use medical marijuana.Read More »
A lawmaker wants to make it clear that state officials can notify licensing boards when medical professionals are suspected of improperly recommending marijuana for patients. Rep. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, said clarifying in law that the Arizona Department of Health Services ...Read More »
Arizona's attorney general is trying to shut down four clubs that he says have been illegally providing medical marijuana to patients with cancer and other diseases.Read More »
The state Department of Public Safety has denied a request from Arizona's top utility regulator to send a drug-sniffing dog to his office.Read More »
A federal judge is being asked to dismiss a lawsuit that Arizona filed over medical marijuana.Read More »
Phoenix has suspended its 180-day requirement for holders of medical-marijuana permits to seek state licenses.Read More »
As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble.
He’s worried that’s exactly what medical marijuana will give them.