Arizona

Over 4,500 Lbs of Marijuana Found in AZ

Over 4,500 Lbs of Marijuana Found in AZ

Officers from the US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations seized over 4,661 pounds of marijuana in Arizona Friday. A Mexican man tried to smuggle to marijuana...
Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Lawmaker Hopes to Legalize Marijuana Before Voter Measure

Arizona Representative Ethan Orr of Tuscon plans to introduce a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana next year.  A voter-based measure it already set for 2016 in Arizona, but Orr...
Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

Arizona Marijuana Activists File Paperwork for 2016 Legalization Initiative

The Marijuana Policy Project of Arizona has filed paperwork with state elections officials that will allow them to raise money to campaign for a citizens initiative to legalize recreational...
Arizona Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat PTSD

Arizona Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat PTSD

A court ruling filed this week has added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment. In his decision, Judge Thomas Shedden...
Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

Arizona Court Overrules Zero-Tolerance Marijuana DUI

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that just having trace amounts of Carboxy-THC, an inactive metabolite that can be detected in one’s blood after consuming marijuana, does not...
Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Decision That Seized Marijuana Must be Returned

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Decision That Seized Marijuana Must be Returned

On Monday, the Arizona Supreme Court refused to overturn Arizona court rulings that ordered the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department to return marijuana that was seized from a woman with...
Arizona Aims for Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Arizona Aims for Marijuana Legalization in 2016

The Marijuana Policy Project is planning to pursue full marijuana legalization in Arizona in 2016.  The recreational program would be modeled on Colorado’s and allow individuals age 21 and...
Marijuana Discovered at AZ Wildlife Refuge

Marijuana Discovered at AZ Wildlife Refuge

This week, US Border Patrol agents in Arizona announced that they discovered over 400 pounds of marijuana in backpacks at the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. Officials say marijuana...
20 Thousand Pounds of Marijuana Seized at Arizona Border

20 Thousand Pounds of Marijuana Seized at Arizona Border

US Border Protection officials in Arizona seized over 20,000 pounds of marijuana at the Mariposa port of entry on the outskirts of Nogales.  The seizure is being called the...
Small Handful of Doctors Responsible for All of Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Small Handful of Doctors Responsible for All of Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Recommendations

A new state report found that seventy percent of Arizona’s medical marijuana recommendations are written by only 25 physicians.  Those 25 doctors are responsible for recommending medical marijuana to...