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Nov 3, 2022

Verifying a candidate’s address isn’t required – yet 

Legislative District 22 Senate Republican write-in candidate Dick Weed doesn’t live in District 22, according to a quick search of his residential address. His home is actually in the heavily Democratic District 26. And he’s not alone. In fact, several candidates this year – and in past years – don’t live in the districts where they run.  

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.

Jan 20, 2018

Arizonans consumed equivalent of 121 million joints of marijuana in 2017

Arizonans smoked, ate, drank or otherwise consumed more than 43 tons of legal medical marijuana in the year just ended.

Jan 25, 2017

Marijuana consumption translates into 58,600 bags of Oreos

Arizona’s more than 114,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed more than 29 tons of the drug last year.

Dec 20, 2016

Federal law doesn’t trump Medical Marijuana Act, judge rules

Local officials cannot use federal laws outlawing marijuana to refuse to provide necessary zoning for dispensaries, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

Dec 1, 2016

Maricopa attorney: Trump should end marijuana ‘charade’

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he expects President-elect Donald Trump's administration to put an end to "the charade" of marijuana legalization laws.

Nov 15, 2016

Advocates of recreational marijuana acknowledge that they lost

Backers of recreational use of marijuana finally conceded Tuesday what has been generally known for a week: Arizona voters didn’t like their proposal.

Nov 8, 2016

Arizona defeats recreational marijuana measure

Arizona voters rejected a measure that would have legalized recreational marijuana for adults and set up a commercial marijuana industry in the state.

Oct 31, 2016

Colorado lawmakers: Anti-pot ads get four Pinocchios

Colorado lawmakers: Anti-pot ads get four Pinocchios

Oct 31, 2016

Colorado lawmakers: Arizona anti-pot ads are inaccurate

Three Colorado state legislators on Monday called on opponents of the Arizona measure to legalize recreational pot to stop airing what they say are misleading and inaccurate ads.

Oct 31, 2016

If Prop. 205 passes, Arizona would get a department of marijuana

If voters approve a ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana for adults, a new state agency will be created to regulate the substance.

Oct 27, 2016

A look at measures to legalize pot, raise minimum wage

A TV ad backing legal pot in Arizona features a Marine veteran saying marijuana saved him from post-traumatic stress disorder. In an opposition commercial, a former Colorado governor warns of the dangers of the legal drug, claiming that pot-laced candy is marketed to children.