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Jan 19, 2021

Recreational marijuana could be available within days

Arizona adults could be purchasing legal weed for recreational use by the end of the week.

Aug 21, 2020

Supreme Court allows recreational marijuana measure to appear on ballot

Without comment, the state Supreme Court late Thursday upheld the decision of a trial judge that the 100-word description on the Smart and Safe Arizona Act “accurately described the proposition.” That clears the way for the proposal to appear on the November ballot.

Feb 28, 2020

Fate of most 2020 bills met at Legislature’s deadline

Silent death has come for about two-thirds of the 1,842 bills and resolutions introduced this year in the Legislature.

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Dec 11, 2019

Dem bill adds autism to list of medical marijuana illnesses

A state lawmaker is seeking to force state health officials to do something they have previously rejected: allow the use of medical marijuana to treat autism.

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Nov 26, 2019

GOP lawmaker proposes slew of regulations on medical marijuana

Saying he doesn't trust the industry, a top Senate Republican wants an outright ban on the use of certain chemicals on the marijuana that Arizonans smoke, eat or drink.

Nov 7, 2019

Medical marijuana cards to become digital next month

Starting in December all Arizona-issued medical marijuana cards will be digital.

Jul 12, 2019

State, marijuana industry push for better kitchen regulation

As a renewed effort to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Arizona ramps up, substantial issues identified by state auditors still hover over the existing Medical Marijuana Program and solutions aren’t quite as clear as some might suggest.

May 29, 2019

Laws 2019: Feel free to swing your nunchucks but don’t text while driving

Tucked into the nearly 300 measures that will become law are some items that are more likely to affect the day-to-day lives of typical Arizonans.

May 29, 2019

The Breakdown: Our watch has ended

Sine die watch is finally over after the Senate approved an $11.8 billion budget on Memorial Day

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May 18, 2019

Mandatory testing of medical marijuana for toxins is needed

Nearly 10 years after Arizona approved the use of medical marijuana, the medicine remains a controversial topic for many. In fact, universal agreement related to almost anything to do with marijuana would seem incredibly unlikely.

Apr 3, 2019

One county’s take on medical marijuana makes some users criminals

Roughly 100 hundred miles – the distance between Phoenix and Prescott – meant the difference between a felony arrest and freedom to use medical marijuana for Adam Hight.

Apr 1, 2019

The Breakdown: The end

After nearly a year of resisting calls for his resignation, David Stringer has left the House of Representatives. Who will take his place?