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Health care a primary battlefield in Congressional District 1

Health care a primary battlefield in Congressional District 1

Kirkpatrick says more people have coverage under Obamacare; Tobin says fewer.

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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.

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…
New Pima health director has much on his plate

New Pima health director has much on his plate

The county's new health director began his job in the midst of a brutal winter of illness and is looking to even an even busier upcoming year as provisions of the new federal health law kick in.

February 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
New Pima health director has much on his plate

New Pima health director has much on his plate

Dr. Francisco Garcia

February 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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…
Gunmen invade Tucson pot-growing house

Gunmen invade Tucson pot-growing house

Three gunmen burst into Tucson home where marijuana is legally grown Sunday, making off with several thousand dollars and pot, officials said.

March 19, 2012 3:20 pm

Medical marijuana blocked in many communities

More and more states are saying yes to medical marijuana. But local governments are increasingly using their laws to just say no, not in our backyard.

January 09, 2012 2:03 pm Related Loading…

Prop. 106 raises blood pressure on both sides

Arizona voters in November could create their own law to keep the national health-care overhaul at bay when they vote on Proposition 106.

September 26, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

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