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Arizona MMJ News

News coverage on Arizona medical marijuana topics.

The recent approval of Arizona’s first medical marijuana dispensary means that most of the medical marijuana cardholders authorized to grow their own marijuana in Phoenix and the surrounding areas will lose that right and the era of legal Arizona grow rooms is starting to come to an end. Arizona’s current medical marijuana law allows applicants......
Well, maybe… The Marijuana Doctor at Commerce Medical Group wants to make all of our current and future patients aware that at some point they may need an Arizona criminal defense attorney with regard to their medical marijuana. In November 2010, voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. That Act allows eligible Arizonans to obtain......
Although Arizona and many other states have passed laws allowing the use of medical marijuana, the federal government does not recognize states’ authority to legalize marijuana under any circumstances making the growing or distribution of medical marijuana a felony under federal law. The feds have targeted medical marijuana businesses for violations of the Controlled Substances......
The Arizona Court of Appeals refused Maricopa County’s appeal to delay the Superior Court’s order that requires county officials to process a zoning application for White Mountain Health Center, a Sun City medical marijuana dispensary, by December 24th. Deputy County Attorney Tom Liddy said county employees fear they could be prosecuted for aiding and abetting......
Arizona Medical Marijuana Laws Not Withstanding… President Obama’s 2008 campaign promise to leave medical marijuana to state and local government agencies and his vow of, “I’m not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws [on medical marijuana],” was music to medical marijuana supporter’s ears. But that tune has turned......
Medical marijuana law is a very thin line that is not so difficult to cross, when you talk about the legality of the drug. While illicit drug use is generally associated with substances such as marijuana , cocaine , heroin and similar drugs are connected, the main problem is the company’s substance abuse , with......
This has been a long time coming! Yay!   Via Huffington Post: “PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities can’t prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in the latest opinion on an issue that several states have......
House Bill 2007 was introduced by Mark Cardenas earlier this week. The bill will essentially legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Arizona for all those aged 21 and older. This is not the first bill introduced to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Arizona, earlier in 2014 a bill was introduced by former Arizona......
In 2014, the Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services authorized the use of marijuana for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Here is the Directors quote where explains the procedure for obtaining a medical marijuana card for PTSD. “Therefore, today I issued a Director’s Decision that will authorize the use of marijuana......