The head of Progressive Insurance who died last Saturday was a major reason why Arizona now has a medical marijuana law.Read More »
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A judge has ruled that Maricopa County now doesn't have an enforceable zoning ordinance limiting where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.Read More »
The American Civil Liberties Union will once more square off against Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montogomery in court over his efforts to stymie the state’s medical marijuana law – this time over pot candies, sodas and balms.Read More »
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 »
Arizona’s medical marijuana law says that as long as a doctor recommends it, anyone can possess and use marijuana, but the law, narrowly passed in 2010, doesn’t explicitly say the chemical-containing resin can be extracted from the marijuana. That could mean problems for the patients and dispensaries that are already buying and selling certain products under the belief that they were authorized.Read More »
The marijuana dispensary industry has new and unlikely allies in a dozen Republican lawmakers, some of whom only months ago supported bills seen as hostile to the industry.
The lawmakers’ message to law enforcement officials: Focus on illegal “clubs,’’ but let legal dispensaries operate within the law and without obstruction.
Yuma County authorities are expected to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Arizona ruling that the county's sheriff must return marijuana seized from a woman with a California medical marijuana authorization honored by Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court today denied a request to have the state’s preeminent medical marijuana lawsuit skip an appellate court review and move directly to the state’s high court, leading advocates of the system to declare victory in the more-than-two-year legal struggle over the voter-approved law’s legitimacy.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether to accelerate consideration of an appeal of a judge's ruling that the state's medical marijuana law is constitutional.Read More »
When Kavanagh was debating some of the finer points of medical marijuana law, it came to his attention that the state still allows the sale and distribution of laetrile, a drug purported to cure cancer that was banned by the Food and Drug Administration decades ago.Read More »