Medical Marijuana

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

The state’s top health official is weighing new regulations on what medical marijuana patients need to be told about edible versions of the drug — and when enough is enough. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

An administrative law judge has ruled that state Health Director Will Humble acted illegally in denying access to medical marijuana to people — many of them former soldiers — suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

State Supreme Court Changes Marijuana DUI Regulations

Apr 22, 2014
time.com

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.

npr.org

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.

CBS News

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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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.

The Atlantic

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.

State Pot Consumption Numbers Coming Out of the Shadows

Jan 16, 2014
NPR

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.

Med Pot Advocates Say Lawmakers Got Report Wrong

Jan 4, 2013
Coaster420

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.

Are Kids Getting Pot from Med. Marijuana Cardholders

Jan 3, 2013

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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