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from Phoenix New Times
by Ray Stern |January 5, 2018

Stay strong, Arizona medical-marijuana patients. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and local authorities have little power to stop you from consuming, possessing, or even growing cannabis under state law.

The 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act contains a sort of “Dracula clause”: If freedom-hating prohibitionists […]

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from Phoenix New Times
RAY STERN | DECEMBER 15, 2017 Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery was one of the most vocal opponents of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act in 2010, and fought hard to kill it after voters made it the law of the land. This week, his years-long crusade to overturn the law […]

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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 Steve Lopez

June 17, 2012

Stephen Downing speaks fondly of his 20 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, saying he misses the camaraderie and the integrity of the people he worked with in a career that took him from street cop to deputy chief. Along the way, as commander of the Bureau of […]

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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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January 13th, 2012 by Will Humble

Last May (after receiving a threatening letter from the Arizona U.S Attorney’s Office) the Governor suspended the dispensary portion of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act with a genuine concern that state employees would be federally prosecuted.  Last year, we asked the federal court to provide us […]

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By Scot Kersgaard
The Texas Independent
Monday, December 05, 2011

A study released last week by the University of Colorado Denver indicates that the legalization of medical marijuana reduces alcohol consumption and, as a result, alcohol-related traffic deaths without a corresponding increase in deaths caused by stoned drivers.

The study, hailed as “groundbreaking” […]

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Marijuana advocates are arguing the DEA is playing politics with marijuana, for the benefit of the government and big Pharma all at the expense of average Americans. The DEA has recently reclassified THC, that pharmaceutical companies can push products with naturally derived formations of THC. Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML explains.

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By Mauro Whiteman, On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

A researcher and professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine’s downtown Phoenix campus criticized a government institute for obstructing a study on the medical value of marijuana at a presentation Tuesday at the Phoenix Theater.

A study on marijuana in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has […]

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