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Medical Marijuana

Parents find ‘just say no’ talk tougher as pot becomes more mainstream

CHICAGO — With medical marijuana now legal in 23 states and recreational use permissible in four, parents are finding it increasingly challenging to explain to teens why the drug is harmful.

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Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

CHICAGO — With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should be used only for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation’s most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy.

January 25, 2015 10:15 pmLoading…

Lecture to discuss medical marijuana uses, risks

Event will be hosted by the Secular Humanist Jewish Circle.

January 18, 2015 12:22 pm Video
Court affirms immunity for doctors who recommend marijiuana

Court affirms immunity for doctors who recommend marijiuana

State appeals court upholds immunity for doctors recommending medical marijuana.

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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 11:00 pm Photos

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Medical marijuana rules could get tougher

Medical marijuana rules could get tougher

Proposal would make it harder for disease to qualify for medical pot.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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