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Arizona Medical Marijuana

Arizona -- Land of Birther Bills and John McCain -- Paving the Way for Medical Marijuana Patients' Rights

Joy Haviland | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Joy Haviland

Last week, in a pair of unanimous decisions, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors and courts cannot ban qualified patients on parole or probation from using medical marijuana.

High Court Lets Pot Ruling Stand

AP | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has refused to overturn Arizona court rulings ordering the Yuma County sheriff to return marijuana that was seiz...

Jan Brewer Urged To Halt Medical Marijuana Program

Arizona Republic | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics

Thirteen Arizona county attorneys are urging Gov. Jan Brewer to halt the state's medical-marijuana program, saying state employees will be facilitatin...

Lack of Studies Cited by Arizona as Reason to Oppose Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Russ Belville | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Russ Belville

Arizona health officials and medical-marijuana advocates agree the lack of scientific research is in large part because of restrictions on research of some controlled substances. This, of course, works out perfectly for Gov. Jan Brewer and State Program Director Will Humble.

Would-Be Pot Shops Sue State For Right To Open

AP | MARK CARLSON | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Arizona attorneys have filed a lawsuit seeking to force the agency that regulates the state's medical marijuana program to accept appl...

Arizona Sues U.S. Justice Department Over Medical Marijuana Law

AP | By PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Arizona officials are taking the state's own medical marijuana law to court. Attorney General Tom Horne late Friday sued the U.S. Justice ...

Arizona Filing Suit To Clarify Whether Controversial Medical Marijuana Law Is Legal

Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona will file a lawsuit in federal court to learn whether a controversial medical marijuana law passed by voters last Nove...

Pot Measure Pulls Ahead In Tight Vote Count Out West

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — A measure that would legalize medical marijuana in Arizona pulled ahead for the first time Friday, with both supporters and opponents ...