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By Carolyn Rosenblatt, Forbes Contributor
Personal Finance 8/27/2013 @ 9:34PM

It started  with chronic insomnia. Alice, my 91 year old mother in law is generally willing to try new things, especially if she has hope that it will help with a problem.  She was tired of sleeping pills and the side effect […]

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by Doug McMurdo, Daily Miner Staff Reporter 7/29/2013


KINGMAN – People, especially veterans, who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder may soon qualify for treatment under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.

The Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association has formally petitioned the Arizona Department of Health Services to include PTSD as a qualifying condition.

“The benefits of treating […]

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This is the latest list that we have received from the Department of Health Services, of all the state licensed, actual DISPENSARIES that are currently operating in Arizona. We will continue to post any new information we find about the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program as it becomes available.

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Tempe Dispensary now open!

On May 8, 2013 By

Exciting news for East Valley patients comes this week, as a real dispensary is now open. Harvest of Tempe, located at 710 W Elliot Rd #102  is open for business Monday – Friday: 12p – 6pm and Saturday: 10am – 4pm.
At this time they have a very limited menu other […]

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by Steve Bodinet
Posted on April 24, 2013 at 6:37 PM

PHOENIX — A steady stream of people flowed into Phoenix’s first medical marijuana dispensary on its first day of business.

Deborah Howard of Scottsdale says this is the nearest location, as she’s trying marijuana as medicine for the first time.

Howard suffers from nerve […]

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Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:01 am
By JULIA SHUMWAY, Cronkite News Service

PHOENIX — When Arizona voters approved the use of medical marijuana in 2010, Steve Cottrell saw a way to combine his laboratory background and his interest in the plant he’d been studying since his 11-year-old son died of cancer more than a […]

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By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez
The Republic |
Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:43 AM

A court ruling that Arizona’s controversial medical-marijuana law does not conflict with federal drug laws cleared the way Tuesday for dispensaries to open and allows patients to legally obtain marijuana from the facilities.

The long-awaited decision by Maricopa […]

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Arizona has one of the most up-to-date and tightly regulated Medical Marijuana Programs in the country. The state has learned from the “Wild-West” MMJ states like California & Colorado, and designed a very efficient and tightly regulated industry for “ganjapreneurs” to compete in. Having these strict guidelines to abide by works in favor […]

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By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: May 14, 2012

Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner

This report is part of a 12-month Clinical Context series.

Smoking marijuana cuts spasticity and pain that’s resistant to […]

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ADHS accepts petitions to add a debilitating medical condition to the list of debilitating medical conditions for the Medical Marijuana Program in January and July of each year.

Public Comment Period for January 2012 Petitions

During the month of January 2012, ADHS accepted petitions to add to the list of debilitating medical conditions. Several of […]

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