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High Court ruling could hurt Arizona's gay marriage ban

High Court ruling could hurt Arizona's gay marriage ban

Monday's decision has no immediate impact, but federal courts here could act.  

October 06, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

Arizona puts data on hospital costs, procedures online

PHOENIX — Pregnant and want to avoid a cesarean section if at all possible? Having treatment done at a hospital and want to know the costs? The state Department of Health Services may be able to help.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Report: Ariz. provided food stamps to incarcerated, dead

PHOENIX — Arizona provided food stamps and welfare benefits to some people behind bars — and some who were dead — according to a new report.

April 30, 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…
Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

March 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

House approves warrantless abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.

March 04, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

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…

State hospital could lose Medicare/Medicaid certification

PHOENIX — A federal agency is threatening to revoke the Arizona State Hospital’s certification, saying it found violations of regulations dealing with patient rights and nursing services.

November 21, 2013 12:00 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…
Arizona awarding certificates for 100 pot dispensaries

Arizona awarding certificates for 100 pot dispensaries

PHOENIX — State officials have started picking winners for nearly 100 certificates to run medical marijuana dispensaries in what is a key implementation step for the voter-created health program.

August 07, 2012 10:17 amLoading…

Arizona official denies expansion of medical pot program

PHOENIX — State Health Director Will Humble refused Thursday to expand the conditions for which marijuana can be legally recommended.

July 19, 2012 9:00 pmLoading…

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