Medical Marijuana

State Capitol News
4:14 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

State Supreme Court Changes Marijuana DUI Regulations

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Motorists who smoke marijuana can’t be charged with driving while impaired without actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the state Supreme Court ruled today. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:00 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Officials Grapple With State and Federal Divide Over Medical Marijuana

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This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court said marijuana must be returned to those who have a medical card to possess it. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:19 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Judge Clears the Way for Medical Marijuana Extract in Food

A medical marijuana lollipop
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A judge has ruled that it’s legally OK to use extracts to make medical marijuana sodas, candies and lollipops. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:07 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Federal Government Releases Guidelines for Banks with Marijuana Dispensary Clients

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Attorneys for some of the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries are hoping some new federal guidelines finally give their clients a chance to put their money in the bank. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:52 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Marijuana Legalization Attempt Underway as State Keeps Medical Use Limited

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Arizona has again denied expanding the state’s medical marijuana program. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the denial comes as a group gathers signatures to put recreational legalization on Arizona’s 2014 ballot.

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State Capitol News
2:36 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

State Pot Consumption Numbers Coming Out of the Shadows

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The state’s more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to three tons of the weed last year. And that’s just what we know about. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
4:37 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Med Pot Advocates Say Lawmakers Got Report Wrong

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The organization that funded the state's 2010 medical marijuana initiative says lawmakers who now want voters to scrap the program are missing the point of a study on teen use.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:27 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Are Kids Getting Pot from Med. Marijuana Cardholders

A new report shows that nearly one out of every eight high schoolers who regularly smokes dope got it from a medical marijuana cardholder.

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State Capitol News
2:34 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

State Court Gives Go-Ahead to Med Pot Dispensary

The state Court of Appeals this afternoon rejected Maricopa County's bid to delay a medical marijuana dispensary.

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State Capitol News
1:29 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Judge Won't Delay Marijuana Ruling

Medical Marijuana sign in Los Angeles
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A judge this morning rebuffed efforts by Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to further delay the paperwork necessary for opening a marijuana dispensary in Sun City.

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