The first wave of patients to take advantage of Arizona’s new medical marijuana law may be compelled to apply for home-growing operations because the drug will not be available in licensed dispensaries until late summer, opening the door for thousands of household marijuana gardens.Read More »
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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.
Maricopa County will count outstanding provisional ballots through the weekend if necessary despite a state law that generally says all vote tallying must be completed by Friday, officials said.Read More »
A measure to legalize medical marijuana in Arizona is still trailing but the gap is closing.Read More »
The fate of three close statewide propositions may not be known until next week as Maricopa County elections officials need more time to process early and provisional ballots.Read More »
Over and over, the people of Arizona have demonstrated that they want medical marijuana. Unfortunately, privately-funded FDA approved cannabis research is hampered by a government monopoly over the marijuana supply, held by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Additional FDA approved research with marijuana must take place.Read More »
Arizona’s medical marijuana proposition is still losing by more than 3,300 votes, a gap that has stayed relatively steady over the last 24 hours. But it’s still too close to call Proposition 203, as 78,000 early and provisional ballots remain to be counted.Read More »