Best of the Web, Law & Politics August 6, 2012 Medical Marijuana: Arizona To Hold Prescription Marijuana Lottery Lakota Arizona will hold a prescription marijuana lottery tomorrow to pick medical marijuana dispensaries. Though prescription pot is legal in Arizona, the Department of Health Services received 486 applications to open shops in 99 of the 126 designated dispensary areas. Tags: arizona, cannabis, lotta, lottery, marijuana. By: Lakota. Permalink: .