Maricopa County

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...
Arizona Court of Appeals to Hear Medical Marijuana Case

Arizona Court of Appeals to Hear Medical Marijuana Case

Last week, Maricopa County judge Michael Gordon ruled that federal drug laws do not preempt Arizona’s medical marijuana law, meaning that collectives could start receiving permits and opening throughout...
US Border Patrol Seizes Over 400 lbs. of Marijuana in One Week

US Border Patrol Seizes Over 400 lbs. of Marijuana in One Week

In two separate incidents over the course of the past week, Arizona border patrol agents have seized over 430 pounds of marijuana in an area southwest of Phoenix. The...
Over $100k of Marijuana Seized in Arizona Vehicle Stop

Over $100k of Marijuana Seized in Arizona Vehicle Stop

On Sunday, over $100,000 of marijuana was discovered and seized during a dramatic traffic stop in Maricopa County, Arizona.  Seven people were apprehended after police pulled over a car...
Arizona Lawyers Argue Federal Drug Laws Pre-empt Voter Approved Medical Marijuana Laws

Arizona Lawyers Argue Federal Drug Laws Pre-empt Voter Approved Medical Marijuana Laws

Today, a group of Arizona lawyers will argue that federal drug law pre-empts the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana laws, and therefore state employees cannot legally issue registration certificates allowing...
Marijuana Collective Applicant Sues Maricopa County

Marijuana Collective Applicant Sues Maricopa County

White Mountain Health Center, a medical marijuana collective that hopes to open in Maricopa County, Arizona, has filed a lawsuit against the county for allegedly purposely stalling action on...