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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

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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