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A marijuana advocacy group is challenging limits imposed by state Health Director Will Humble on how and when patients with post-traumatic stress disorder can legally use the drug.
“Are we fighting a war on terror or aren’t we? It is time to fight or go away.”
Medical marijuana users have no right to grow their own plants once a dispensary moves within 25 miles as the crow flies, a state hearing officers concluded Tuesday. But some rural residents may get to start cultivating again next year.
Backers of a would-be medical marijuana researcher are now planning to pressure the Board of Regents to intercede after the University of Arizona will not rehire her.
State judges cannot bar those placed on probation from using medical marijuana if they are otherwise eligible, the state Court of Appeals ruled Friday. And that even includes those who were convicted for drug offenses.
The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he will pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Sue Sisley to the staff and the project.
A Pima County Superior Court judge may have paved the way for the state's more than 52,000 medical marijuana users to get into business of selling the drug, at least to each other.
Come Jan. 1, thousands of Arizona veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will soon be able to obtain marijuana legally.
I can only imagine the machismo in the air at Wednesday night’s gubernatorial candidate summit on immigration and border security hosted by Mr. Muy Macho himself, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.
A Mesa man and his son each have been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for operating a multi-state drug trafficking organization.
I can only imagine the machismo in the air at last night’s gubernatorial candidate summit on immigration and border security hosted by Mr. Muy Macho himself, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.
The state's top health official is weighing new regulations to ensure that users of medical marijuana snacks and drinks know when to stop.
State Health Director Will Humble acted illegally in denying access to medical marijuana to people — many of them former soldiers — suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, an administrative law judge has ruled.
The Mesa City Council on Monday voted against a request to rezone a parcel of land at 6350 E. Main St., just east of Recker Road, which would have allowed a medicinal marijuana dispensary to open there.
I’m writing about Linda Turley-Hansen’s not-so-thoughtful column: “Just like booze and porn, pot changes the brain” (April 27).
Regarding Linda Turley-Hansen’s April 27 op-ed, like any drug, marijuana can be harmful is abused. Marijuana prohibition only increases the risk factor. Prohibition opens up a gateway to hard drugs by granting a monopoly on marijuana distribution to drug cartels that also sell meth, cocaine and heroin. If the goal of marijuana prohibition is to subsidize violent drug cartels, prohibition is a grand success. The drug war distorts supply and demand dynamics so that big money grows on little trees.
Marijuana not as harmless as you thought?
Marijuana not as harmless as you thought?
Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it. But the measure could be more public relations than actual political power.
Cops take your pot?
Using extracts to make medical marijuana sodas, candies and lollipops is legal, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has decided.
A Phoenix Republican lawmaker is using her power to single-handedly kill a House-passed bill that could provide the necessary funds to finally have a study of possible beneficial effects of medical marijuana.
A University of Arizona doctor has been given approval from a key government agency to conduct some studies which could put the school at the forefront of medical marijuana research.
The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee in Gilbert will have a special meeting on March 18 featuring a guest speaker who will speak about a popular drug.