Oro Valley's first medical marijuana facility to open Tuesday

2013-06-21T13:00:00Z 2013-06-21T14:28:10Z Oro Valley's first medical marijuana facility to open TuesdayPhil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Medical marijuana registry identification card holders on the northwest side will soon have a nearby option to seek their medicine.

A new medical marijuana dispensary, Catalina Hills Botanical Care, is located in Oro Valley at 12152 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. The facility opens Tuesday. Its hours will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

In 2010, Arizona voters approved a proposition that legalized medical marijuana use.

The Arizona Department of Health Services says dispensaries must use exterior lighting, surveillance cameras and security equipment to restrict access to certain areas.

For more information, visit catalinahillscare.com online.

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The Star's Northwest team, Tiffany Kjos and Phil Villarreal, write this blog, which focuses on all of northern Pima County, including Marana, Picture Rocks, Avra Valley, Oro Valley and Catalina; and SaddleBrooke in Pinal County. They welcome contributions via email at northwest@tucson.com

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