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Court mulls firing for pot use off job

Court mulls firing for pot use off job

Colorado's highest court is considering whether workers' off-duty use of medical marijuana is protected under state law.

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Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

FILE - In this April 25, 2013, file photo, attorney Michael Evans, left, listens in his office in Denver, as his client Brandon Coats talks about the Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that upheld Coats being fired from his job after testing positive for the use of medical marijuana. The Color…

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Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

Court mulls legality of firing for pot use off job

Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient who was fired by the Dish Network after failing a drug test more than four years ago, right, waits for the proceedings to begin with his mother, Donna Scharfenberg, at the Colorado Supreme Court in Denver on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Coa…

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New medical pot rules: longer hours, home delivery

New medical pot rules: longer hours, home delivery

City Council adopts new rules, including bigger cultivation sites.

September 10, 2014 12:15 pmLoading…
Suit seeks to expand pot growing rights

Suit seeks to expand pot growing rights

Lawsuit seeks to expand medical marijuana users' right to grow their pot.

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Rule that medical marijuana come from dispensary upheld

Rule that medical marijuana come from dispensary upheld

Users can't grow their own if within 25 miles of an outlet.

August 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson closer to medical marijuana delivery, longer dispensary hours

Tucson closer to medical marijuana delivery, longer dispensary hours

City Council takes first step toward relaxing restrictions on medical marijuana providers.

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UA pot researcher backers appeal to regents

UA pot researcher backers appeal to regents

They hope board will allow medical marijuana research to continue elsewhere.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Probation no bar to medical marijuana use

Probation no bar to medical marijuana use

Ruling says Arizona judges not obliged to enforce federal laws.

July 25, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Vague statute may allow sales between pot cardholders

Vague statute may allow sales between pot cardholders

Court finds medical marijuana law too vague on illegal sales to enforce.

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PTSD marijuana study to move from UA

PTSD marijuana study to move from UA

Funders will move with ousted doctor, possibly to another Arizona school. 

July 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
City panel proposes medical marijuana deliveries

City panel proposes medical marijuana deliveries

Medical pot could soon be dropped off at Tucsonans' doorsteps.

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Medical marijuana limits topic of public hearing

Medical marijuana limits topic of public hearing

Medical marijuana topic of public hearing Wednesday night.

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Arizona OKs medical marijuana for patients with PTSD

Arizona OKs medical marijuana for patients with PTSD

At least one study shows the drug can be helpful, state decides.

July 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA doctor loses job, blames medical-marijuana lobbying

UA doctor loses job, blames medical-marijuana lobbying

Advocated funding for a study on whether drug can help treat PTSD.

July 01, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

Presence of THC metabolite in blood does not prove impaired driving, Arizona Supreme Court finds

PHOENIX — Arizonans who smoke marijuana can’t be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

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Political stories from across the state (Thursday edition)

A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:

April 10, 2014 9:00 amLoading…

Medical marijuana cultivation rule changes get preliminary OK

A city regulation limiting the size of medical marijuana cultivation sites to no more than 3,000 square feet could soon be lifted.

April 09, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Court: Yuma sheriff must return card holder's medical marijuana

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has refused to overturn Arizona court rulings ordering the Yuma County sheriff to return marijuana that was seized from a woman with a California medical marijuana authorization honored by Arizona. The justices' order was issued without comment Monday in the c…

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Maricopa judge allows medical use of marijuana extracts

PHOENIX — Using extracts to make medical marijuana sodas, candies and lollipops is legal, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has decided.

March 22, 2014 6:02 pmLoading…

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