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Marijuana munchies; cancer biopsy safety

Marijuana munchies; cancer biopsy safety

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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Arizona man indicted in marijuana-growing operation

Arizona man indicted in marijuana-growing operation

Officials found 423 high-grade marijuana plants inside man's home.

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Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Bill would be on ballot with legalization move.

January 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Group wants Arizona vote on hemp in 2016

Group wants Arizona vote on hemp in 2016

Effort could bring in new cash crop for local farmers.

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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
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.

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Fitz: Mom seeks relief, scores some weed

My friend’s 81-year old Jewish mother, Betty White with sugar on top, was looking to score some weed. And I was along for the ride.

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Autopsy: UA student drunk when he fell to his death

Autopsy: UA student drunk when he fell to his death

A University of Arizona student who fell to his death last month climbing a rooftop tower was drunk at the time of the accident, the autopsy report states.

May 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man sentenced in fatal shooting

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Orr wants pot fees to fund pot prevention

PHOENIX — State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to persuade everyone else not to use the drug.

February 20, 2014 11:00 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.

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Jury clears driver of most charges in deadly Vail wreck

The defense attorney implored jurors to listen for a voice from the afterlife in their deliberations.

January 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Border officers in Nogales seize record-setting load of pot

Border officers in Nogales seize record-setting load of pot

A tractor-trailer rig carrying a load of squash from Hermosillo, Sonora, was also carrying the largest load of marijuana seized on Arizona’s border with Mexico, officials said Tuesday.

November 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Parents sue state for access to marijuana extracts for son

PHOENIX — Saying their 5-year-old child's life may depend on it, a Phoenix couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.

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Nogales border officers find pot load in tortilla shipment

Nogales border officers find pot load in tortilla shipment

A 37-year-old Tucson man was arrested Wednesday after officers found nearly 384 pounds of marijuana in a shipment of corn tortillas.

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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…

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