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 »
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One consultant familiar with the efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona told our reporter today that the schism among pro-legalization groups is much deeper than has been reported thus far.Read More »
The public fracture between marijuana legalization supporters last week prompted the executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project to threaten “to harm” the medical marijuana dispensary owned by the doctor who is leading the splinter group, which announced Friday that it will run its own ballot initiative.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 group is wading into the campaign to legalize recreational marijuana, creating a fracture in the campaign to place the question on the 2016 ballot. The new group, Arizonans for Responsible Legalization, registered as a political committee with the secretary of state’s office this afternoon (March 27).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 »
An appellate court ruling revives a company's lawsuit challenging a state agency's decision to award a certificate for a medical marijuana dispensary in a northern Arizona community to a rival.Read More »
Almost every argument in favor of legalization is, quite simply, wrong.Read More »
Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix, hopes to convince colleagues to approve legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults.Read More »
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.