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Medical Marijuana

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.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pm Related Loading…
Medical marijuana limits topic of public hearing

Medical marijuana limits topic of public hearing

Medical marijuana topic of public hearing Wednesday night.

July 15, 2014 11:30 amLoading…
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…

March 31, 2014 9:29 amLoading…

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…

Senators vote to rebuff Melvin, retain Common Core standards

The Senate voted 18-12 Wednesday to kill Tucson Republican Sen. Al Melvin’s legislation forbidding Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards adopted by the National Governors Association.

March 05, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson’s decision to limit the size of marijuana cultivation sites means growers are taking their farms — and jobs — to Phoenix.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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…

3 tons of legal medical marijuana sold in Arizona last year

PHOENIX — Arizona’s more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to 3 tons of the weed last year.

January 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Judge nixes medical marijuana users right to grow their own

PHOENIX — Medical marijuana users have no constitutional right to grow their own drug, a trial judge has ruled.

November 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Small core of doctors write vast majority of medical marijuana recommendations

PHOENIX — Just 25 doctors are responsible for allowing more than 25,000 Arizonans to legally obtain marijuana, according to a report released Friday.

November 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Evidence of pot smoking weeks earlier enough for DUI charge, state says

PHOENIX — A prosecutor argued Tuesday there’s nothing wrong with charging a motorist who smoked marijuana up to a month earlier with driving while drugged.

November 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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