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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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Posted on April 25, 2012 by Reefer Resources

The Arizona Department of Health Services could add more conditions to its list of patients who qualify for medical marijuana. Those conditions include anxiety, depression, PTSD and migraines.

Currently, about 25,000 Arizona patients have qualified for a medical marijuana card.

An expansion in the program could potentially […]

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SUMMARY: Just over 50 percent of voters (50.13 percent) approved Proposition 203 on November 2, 2010. The law removes state-level criminal penalties on the use and possession of marijuana by patients who have “written certification” from their physician that marijuana may alleviate his or her condition. The law took effect on April 14, 2011. Patients […]

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By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ Toke of the Town
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The fate of the entire American medical marijuana community could depend on decisions made by the City of Long Beach. The recent court ruling of Pack v City of Long Beach could take cannabis medicine away from ailing citizens and lead to […]

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36-2801. Definitions

On September 12, 2011 By

Information explained on the Arizona State Legislature website,

(Caution: 1998 Prop. 105 applies)

In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Allowable amount of marijuana”

(a) With respect to a qualifying patient, the “allowable amount of marijuana” means:

(i) Two-and-one-half ounces of usable marijuana; and

(ii) If the qualifying patient’s registry identification card […]

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ASA Supports Bills to Reschedule, Protect Financial Services and Rein in IRS

In May, three bipartisan medical cannabis bills were introduced in Congress with support from ASA and other patient advocates. The bills would respectively reclassify cannabis as a drug with medical use, protect access to financial services for patients and providers, and rein in […]

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