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Marijuana Policy Project

Advocates: Legalized recreational marijuana to raise $40M for education

Advocates: Legalized recreational marijuana to raise $40M for education

Backers say they have about 60,000 signatures of the more than 150,000 needed to get the issue on the 2016 ballot.

August 19, 2015 4:30 pmLoading…
Recreational-marijuana foes expect '16 ballot measure

Recreational-marijuana foes expect '16 ballot measure

Group says it's already preparing anti-pot campaign as supporters gather signatures.

August 06, 2015 7:11 pmLoading…
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…
Report: 10 tons of medical pot consumed in AZ

Report: 10 tons of medical pot consumed in AZ

Last year, 85 dispensaries operated in Arizona.

January 16, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Pot mills cropping up, health head fears

Two-thirds of all recommendations in the past fiscal year came from 24 doctors. 

November 13, 2014 10:30 am Photos

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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…

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…

Expanded marijuana legalization effort coming

PHOENIX — A group that pushed for Arizona’s 2010 medical-marijuana law is gearing up for a 2016 ballot measure to allow any adult to use the drug for recreational purposes.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Warning issued for marijuana food products

PHOENIX — The state’s top health official warned Friday that medical marijuana soda pop or hard candy may still land you — and the dispensary owner who sold it to you — in jail, even if you have a medical marijuana card.

September 02, 2013 7:00 pmLoading…

Initiative would let AZ voters override federal laws

PHOENIX — A Phoenix business owner launched an initiative drive Monday designed to let Arizona voters override federal laws.

April 02, 2012 5:04 pmLoading…

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