Mike Ulinger, who retired after 30 years as a Phoenix firefighter, said he couldn’t go anywhere or do anything and became an alcoholic to self-treat post-traumatic stress disorder he attributes to his job.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 »
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 »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that given the obstacles encountered by medical marijuana dispensaries since 98 licenses were awarded in August 2013, the requirement to open within one year is unreasonable and must be revamped.Read More »
Two years into Arizona’s medical marijuana program and it appears the dust has settled after unsuccessful attempts in court and at the Legislature to scuttle it. But there’s still plenty of smoke — literally.Read More »
Arizona’s free enterprise-based trauma system would benefit from increased government control and an updated comprehensive plan, according to a recent report by the American College of Surgeons.Read More »
Supplies of the flu vaccine are running short at some pharmacies and clinics in the Phoenix area.Read More »
Arizona's emerging medical marijuana dispensary industry is being forced to operate on a cash-only basis because banks won't do business with them.Read More »
Arizona medical marijuana program continues to have growing pains.Read More »
Bill Myer paces, watching the crowd grow outside his Glendale storefront’s floor-to-ceiling windows. His son Ben is in the back, behind bulletproof walls and windows, preparing for a long-awaited opening.
Outside, people are joking about Sheriff Joe Arpaio coming to arrest them when sirens are momentarily heard in the distance. Many had wondered whether police would show up on this brisk December morning.