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Pinal County: Woman busted in Craigslist pot deals

Pinal County: Woman busted in Craigslist pot deals

Lisa George, 28, was booked in the Pinal County jail this week.

December 19, 2014 10:49 am Related
Prosecutors use report to lobby against legalizing pot

Prosecutors use report to lobby against legalizing pot

Shows increase in teens who got marijuana from medical card holders.

October 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
State health director considers 'secret shoppers' for dispensaries selling pot edibles

State health director considers 'secret shoppers' for dispensaries selling pot edibles

PHOENIX — The state’s top health official is weighing new regulations to ensure that users of medical marijuana snacks and drinks know when to stop.

June 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pinal sheriff: Man had sophisticated pot growing business

Pinal sheriff: Man had sophisticated pot growing business

A man was arrested and is facing drug charges after Pinal County sheriff's deputies discovered a marijuana growing operation at his residence north of Tucson.

May 12, 2014 6:09 pm Related Loading…

Lawmaker who blocked hearing on Ariz. medical-pot research funding faces recall effort

PHOENIX — Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it.

April 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Funding option for University of Arizona pot study suddenly gone

PHOENIX — A Phoenix Republican lawmaker is using her power to singlehandedly kill a House-passed bill that could provide the necessary funds to have a study of possible beneficial effects of medical marijuana.

March 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judge to rule on Ariz. parents' use of marijuana extracts for ill son

PHOENIX — The parents of a brain-damaged Mesa boy have a right to ask court permission to be able to buy and administer marijuana extracts for their child, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled late Friday.

February 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona law restricting homegrown medical marijuana is challenged

Arizona law restricting homegrown medical marijuana is challenged

PHOENIX — A constitutional right to control your own health care is not a right to grow your own medical marijuana, according to an attorney for the state’s top health official.

September 17, 2013 6:30 pmLoading…
Border officers in Douglas arrest 4 on drug charges

Border officers in Douglas arrest 4 on drug charges

Arizona border officers arrested four people over the weekend on suspicion of smuggling drugs in unrelated incidents at the Douglas border crossing, officials say.

July 08, 2013 4:44 pm Related Loading…
A history of marijuana in the United States

A history of marijuana in the United States

SEATTLE — The grass is no greener. But, finally, it’s legal — at least somewhere in America. It’s been a long, strange trip for marijuana.

December 06, 2012 12:00 pmLoading…

Limits to legal grow-your-own marijuana coming to Phoenix, Tucson

PHOENIX — A clock is now ticking to end the legal right of medical marijuana cardholders in the Phoenix area to grow their own.

November 16, 2012 11:30 amLoading…
Horne goes to court to stop Arizona’s marijuana dispensaries

Horne goes to court to stop Arizona’s marijuana dispensaries

PHOENIX — The state’s top prosecutor asked a judge this morning to void a key provision in the state’s two-year-old medical marijuana law.

August 23, 2012 11:25 amLoading…

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