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Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

Innovative Ebola treatment has ASU roots

ASU's Charles Arntzen pioneered the plant biotechnology that led to an Ebola treatment.

August 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Health briefs

Health briefs

The Southern Arizona Psychological Association is hosting an event on Friday, Aug. 15 focusing on medical marijuana

August 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Arizona has new restrictions on buying cough medicine

Minors must now have a prescription to purchase most OTC remedies.

July 27, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Nogales port agents seize meth hidden inside accordion

Nogales port agents seize meth hidden inside accordion

Drugs have street value of nearly $14,000.

June 26, 2014 11:46 am Photos

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State health director considers 'secret shoppers' for dispensaries selling pot edibles

State health director considers 'secret shoppers' for dispensaries selling pot edibles

PHOENIX — The state’s top health official is weighing new regulations to ensure that users of medical marijuana snacks and drinks know when to stop.

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Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

PHOENIX — Calling the measure likely illegal, a federal appeals court this morning blocked the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions.

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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.

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Overuse of common medicine often contributes to drug poisonings

Drug poisoning now exceeds car accidents as the No. 1 cause of unintentional death in Arizona.

March 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Parents sue state for access to marijuana extracts for son

PHOENIX — Saying their 5-year-old child's life may depend on it, a Phoenix couple has sued to demand legal access to extracts of marijuana for him.

October 29, 2013 11:57 amLoading…

Judge rules counties can't change zoning laws to prohibit pot dispensaries

PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.

October 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

15 Douglas students sickened by medications

Fifteen Douglas middle school students were taken to a hospital Friday morning after reportedly taking a prescription drug.

October 05, 2013 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…
Border agents seize 26 lbs. of cocaine at Nogales port

Border agents seize 26 lbs. of cocaine at Nogales port

A 29-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle 26 pounds of cocaine into the United States through the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz, officials said.

April 18, 2013 5:31 pm Related
Sierra Vista cops bust medical pot ‘cultivator’ for too many plants

Sierra Vista cops bust medical pot ‘cultivator’ for too many plants

A medical marijuana card holder in Sierra Vista was arrested last week after officers found more plants on her property than she was legally allowed to have.

December 11, 2012 11:38 am Related
Judge upholds Arizona medical marijuana law

Judge upholds Arizona medical marijuana law

PHOENIX — State and county officials cannot refuse to process applications for medical marijuana dispensaries just because the drug remains illegal under federal law, a trial judge ruled today.

December 04, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

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…
Border agents in Nogales intercept meth worth $1.1M in 3 incidents

Border agents in Nogales intercept meth worth $1.1M in 3 incidents

Agents at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales intercepted about $1.15 million worth of methamphetamine in three separate incidents Wednesday, officials said.

October 25, 2012 5:21 pm
Horne goes to court to stop Arizona’s marijuana dispensaries

Horne goes to court to stop Arizona’s marijuana dispensaries

PHOENIX — The state’s top prosecutor asked a judge this morning to void a key provision in the state’s two-year-old medical marijuana law.

August 23, 2012 11:25 amLoading…

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