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Sixteen states now have “medical” marijuana laws, but many in these same states are now fighting back.
The state's first medical marijuana dispensaries could be up, running and selling the drug by mid July.
A University of Arizona physician has taken the first political steps in her bid to do medical marijuana research at state-run schools.
Gov. Jan Brewer is rejecting a plea from county attorneys that she order the state health department to stop issuing cards for people to legally obtain marijuana for medical reasons and not to license dispensaries to sell the drug.
Here’s a challenge for America’s drug crusaders: Show us a crime of any kind committed under the influence of cannabis from 1750 to 1920. I have searched the archives in vain seeking a homicide, assault, rape or any other violent act connected to marijuana while it was legal.
Regarding Carolyn Short’s commentary on Medical Marijuana (May 23): The writer states that the vote on this issue was a scam to legalize pot and has since “been proved right.” She provides no evidence for this.
The number 420 is a slang term for marijuana, and the drug’s users rally on April 20 to celebrate the substance. But anti-marijuana activists are staging a counter-4/20 event in Mesa to offer a healthy alternative to youth. The Mesa Prevention Alliance is offering free food, music, raffle prizes and memberships to youth programs from 4:20 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 20, at two locations.
Unless Congress takes immediate action, funding for education could be slashed by $3 billion on March 1. This would be the largest cut to education in our nation’s history, and could result in millions of dollars of lost revenue for our local school district.
It should it not be of any surprise that our racist elected officials in this state would be doing anything differently in raising the “birther issue” once again. We must all remember that Arizona was the last state in the union to approve MLK Day as a legal holiday.
LOS ANGELES -- Five years ago, the Los Angeles City Council thought it had reined in an explosion of pot businesses across this sprawling metropolis with a moratorium against new medical marijuana dispensaries.
Arizona's top prosecutor asked a judge Thursday morning to void a key provision in the state's 2-year-old medical marijuana law.
Without comment the Senate on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to legislation to ban the possession and use of medical marijuana on college and university campuses.
I’m writing about your front page story: “Police warn teen heroin use is on the rise” by Garin Groff (June 22).
Regarding Carolyn Short’s May 23 op-ed, not only should medical marijuana be made available to patients in need, but adult recreational use should be regulated. Drug policies modeled after alcohol prohibition have given rise to a youth-oriented black market. Illegal drug dealers don’t ID for age, but they do recruit minors immune to adult sentences.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer agreed Friday to finally let the state issue licenses to operate medical marijuana dispensaries -- but not immediately.
PHOENIX -- Saying voters have seen enough, a veteran lawmaker wants to give them a chance to repeal the state's 2-year-old medical marijuana program.
State Health Director Will Humble refused Thursday to expand the conditions for which marijuana can be legally recommended.
Republicans should get out front for once and lead the movement to legalize marijuana. It makes sense any way you look at it.
Ted Simmon, the TV Host of KAET’s “Horizon” TV Program asks “What is wrong with Arizona?”
Twice defeated in her attempts to limit the voter-approved medical marijuana law, Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday set the stage for a third court battle.
Gov. Jan Brewer has cleared one hurdle for new research on the possible medical benefits of marijuana.
The Arizona Department of Health Services will use a random selection process to award certificates for medical marijuana dispensaries in competitive districts. In May, the department received 486 dispensary applications. Most met state qualifications and will be considered for certification.
Attorney General Tom Horne said Monday that prosecutors are going to ask a state court to declare that the planned medical marijuana dispensaries are illegal and cannot be opened.
From actual plants, to lollipops and even cupcakes, a marijuana-themed farmers market offered a little of everything for cardholders Sunday afternoon in the west Valley.