Arizona Medical Marijuana News
TUCSON, Ariz. — Medical marijuana dispensaries faced with municipalities' limits on sizes of growing operations in the Tucson area are turning to Phoenix instead.
PHOENIX (AP) — Customers of some medical marijuana dispensaries are discovering this week that they don't have to go far if they have a case of the munchies.
PHOENIX — Prodded by a court ruling, Maricopa County now has a zoning ordinance allowing medical-marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of the county. The Board of Supervisors' approval of the new ordinance on a 4-0 vote Wednesday allows dispensaries in commercial zones and cultivation sites in industrial zones.
EUGENE, Ore. — An Arizona man who refused to identify his accomplice in a pot robbery in Oregon that left one man wounded has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison.Jessie Long, 27, pleaded guilty to robbery and assault in the July 27 home invasion near Creswell, Ore., and will have no chance for early release.
Arkansas Baptists reject medical marijuana, and so do some California communities. New Jersey's governor mouths off, and Illinois and Massachusetts communities move to regulate soon-to-arrive medical marijuana businesses. Let's get to it:
PHOENIX — A lawsuit filed on behalf of a 5-year-old Mesa boy asks a court to rule that the state's medical marijuana law allows uses of marijuana extracts such as resins added to baked goods and creams.
PHOENIX — Arguing that medical marijuana has been the most effective treatment for their son’s seizure disorder, the parents of a 5-year-old boy filed a lawsuit here on Monday to force state officials to include marijuana extracts — oil-like resins with very low levels of the psychoactive ingredient THC — as a legal product under the state’s medical marijuana act.
PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Michael Gordon said it’s one thing for counties to use their local powers to prohibit illegal activities. And he said that’s the way the county’s ordinance read — until August.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance for medical marijuana dispensaries, ruling that the 2011 local law was a "transparent attempt" to keep the businesses out of county areas outside incorporated cities and towns.
Uncle Herb's medical-marijuana dispensary, tucked away near pine trees in an industrial area of south Payson, has the homey feel of a country store. Red brick and wood trim accent the interior. T-shirts and other products hang in a gift area near the two bars displaying pale green cannabis buds in glass cake stands. The small commercial kitchen, visible from the bud-tending area through a large window, is modern. So is the kitchen's special helper — a six-foot-tall collection of ...
In an effort to educate the community on the potential health benefits and legality of medical marijuana, Salubrious Wellness Clinic will host an educational fair Saturday in Tempe.
SWC Tempe, a state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary, opened in July. After seeing how many questions people had about medical marijuana and realizing that there was still a stigma attached with alternative medicine, general manager Caleb Tice said they started planning an educational fair.
Oregon begins moving toward a regulated dispensary system, Massachusetts advances down the dispensary path, New Jersey's governor signs a medical marijuana bill, and much, much more. Let's get to it:
PHOENIX — A national marijuana-advocacy group's support for asking Arizona voters in 2016 to legalize marijuana is drawing a wary reaction from the state's budding industry of medical marijuana dispensaries.