Arizona

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...
Arizona Considers Adding PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Arizona Considers Adding PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

At a hearing on Tuesday, the Arizona Department of Health Services heard testimony on the pros and cons of allowing those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to...
Arizona Judge Overturns Ordinance Banning Medical Marijuana Collectives in Maricopa County

Arizona Judge Overturns Ordinance Banning Medical Marijuana Collectives in Maricopa County

An Arizona judge has overturned Maricopa County’s zoning ordinance that banned medical marijuana collectives from opening and operating in certain areas on the county.  The judge called the ordinance...
Senator John McCain Shows Openness to Marijuana Legalization

Senator John McCain Shows Openness to Marijuana Legalization

At a town hall event in Arizona on Thursday, Senator John McCain showed a shift in his feelings toward marijuana and legalization. The Senator reportedly said, “Maybe we should...
Marijuana Legalization Initiative Launched in Arizona

Marijuana Legalization Initiative Launched in Arizona

Arizona could become the third state to legalize recreational marijuana.  On Tuesday, supporters filed the measure with the Secretary of State’s Office.  The measure is similar to those in...