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Will Humble sits with Kronkite news

PHOENIX – Arizona’s medical marijuana system will have stronger controls than other states, but some people will still exploit it to get the drug for recreational use, the state’s top health official said Wednesday.  “Is there a recreational component to…

Non-Profit sues Fountain Hills over Dispensary

A non-profit corporation has filed a lawsuit against Fountain Hills, claiming the town’s medical-marijuana ordinance “unreasonably restricts” potential locations for a dispensary. Pure Medical Marijuana & Wellness Center II filed the civil suit in Maricopa County Superior Court. The town…

Feds Flex their Prohibitionist Muscles

Once again, the Barack Obama administration has taken a stance on medical marijuana. Federal prosecutors have written medical marijuana dispensaries throughout California that they will prosecute them for violating federal drug laws that prevent cultivation, possession and sales of marijuana…

Arizona Bills related to Medical Marijuana

Will Humble AZDHS Controlled Substances A few years ago, an Arizona law was passed that established a Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program which requires pharmacies and medical practitioners who dispense Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substances to a patient,…

AZ State Prepares for Medical Marijuana

By Rick Schneider Publisher   Arizona is doing everything possible to avert problems with the controversial new law. The Arizona Department of Health Services completed public hearings for its draft rules for selling and dispensing medical marijuana. The city of…

Arizonans air concerns of Draft Rules

By: Ari Cohn Hundreds of people across the state have chimed in on the Arizona Department of Health Services’ proposed guidelines for setting up a system to distribute medical marijuana, and officials are considering those comments as they begin drafting…

Goodyears Medical Marijuana plans “Up in Smoke”

Goodyear’s plans to regulate medical-marijuana dispensaries are up in smoke after the City Council struck down proposed zoning rules. Goodyear’s zoning ordinance does not have restrictions for marijuana dispensaries, and staff members have proposed that they be permitted in commercial…

Loopholes in MMJ legal advice?

By Lionel Waxman, Inside Tucson Business Rumor has it that when W.C. Fields, old-time comic, movie actor and devout atheist was on his death bed, someone caught him reading the Bible. Asked why, Fields replies, “Looking for loopholes.” I went…