Assistant House Minority Leader Ruben Gallego is about to become a hero of recreational pot smokers across Arizona, as he plans to introduce legislation next year to legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona.Read More »
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By 2017, Arizonans will be free to possess, use and even grow marijuana, regardless of any medical condition, if the group that helped pass the state’s 2010 medical marijuana initiative in 2010 is successful again.Read More »
A new poll of Arizona voters shows a healthy margin of support for the state’s medical marijuana program, narrowly passed by voters in 2010, while some state lawmakers prepare a new ballot measure that would eliminate it.Read More »
Medical marijuana activists say they expect the U.S. Department of Justice at any moment to issue a statement clarifying the federal government’s stance toward state-sanctioned medical marijuana programs – like the one approved by Arizona voters last year, but which remains in jeopardy as lawsuits surrounding its legality play out.Read More »
Dennis Burke, the U.S. attorney for Arizona, said prosecution of state employees was not mentioned in the letter sent to state officials because it was never intended to indicate that.
“They're saying, ‘I can't believe he's going after state employees.’ It's not in my letter.”
Tucson pharmacist Greg Rogan envisioned simply adding pot to his shop. Patients with chronic diseases such as cancer and AIDS could come in for medical marijuana and learn how to safely ingest it.Read More »
Voter approval of a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona is just the beginning of getting pot to patients dealing with severe, persistent pain.Read More »
The operators of a Tucson pharmacy are hoping to be one of the first dispensaries in southern Arizona after Proposition 203 passed, legalizing medical marijuana in Arizona.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Evan Wyloge talks about how Proposition 203 came back from behind after ten days of counting ballots to head to a narrow victory, and what's next in the implementation of medical marijuana in Arizona.Read More »
Ten days after the general election, Arizona's medical marijuana ballot measure appears to be headed toward passage as Maricopa County election officials race to finish counting early and provisional ballots.
Just before 6 p.m. Friday, the Secretary of State's Office reported the measure was leading by more than 4,000 votes. It was the first time the measure had more yes votes than no votes since the ballot tally began Nov. 2.