Tag: arizona

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December 3, 2014
12/03/2014
Fired Arizona Cannabis Researcher Receives $2M Colorado Grant

Fired Arizona Cannabis Researcher Receives $2M Colorado Grant

The state of Colorado has announced that Dr. Sisley has been awarded a $2 million grant to conduct her research on veterans and PTSD. Earlier this year,...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Will Humble, Arizona Top Health Officer, Hates Cannabis

Will Humble, Arizona Top Health Officer, Hates Cannabis

Will Humble, Arizona’s State Health Director, is trying his damnedest to obliquely cripple the future of medical marijuana in his state. Humble is seeking to change the...
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November 3, 2014
11/03/2014
Felony Count for MMJ Patient?

Felony Count for MMJ Patient?

A student at Arizona State University with a valid medical marijuana card is facing felony possession charges stemming from a recent incident in which police discovered less...
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September 24, 2014
09/24/2014
Arizona Marijuana Advocates Advance 2016 Initiative

Arizona Marijuana Advocates Advance 2016 Initiative

Advocates of an effort to make marijuana legal for adults and regulated similarly to alcohol in Arizona in 2016 have filed paperwork with state elections officials, granting...
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August 29, 2014
08/29/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.27)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.27)

A study finds marijuana may lower opiate overdose rates, a California appeals court decision is good news for dispensary operators, Connecticut gets its first dispensary, and more....
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
Rural Arizona Medical Marijuana Users May Regain Right to Grow

Rural Arizona Medical Marijuana Users May Regain Right to Grow

Some medical marijuana users outside Arizona’s metro areas may soon regain the right to grow their own. Patients have to get it from a state-regulated dispensary if they...
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

California’s controversial medical marijuana regulation bill is going down to the wire, Delaware will soon see its first dispensary, Guam will vote on a medical marijuana initiative...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.30)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.30)

A pair of federal bills get filed, California’s medical marijuana wars continue, Florida looks set to pass medical marijuana this fall, pressure is rising for New York...
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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
University of Arizona Alumnus Starts Petition to Reinstate Sue Sisley

University of Arizona Alumnus Starts Petition to Reinstate Sue Sisley

Ricardo Pereyda, a University of Arizona alumnus and veteran diagnosed with PTSD, has begun a petition for the university to reinstate Sue Sisley, one of the foremost...
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July 24, 2014
07/24/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.23)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.23)

Medical marijuana takes another step toward self-regulation, patients and supporters rally for a fired Arizona medical marijuana researcher, Illinois expands its medical marijuana program, and more. Let’s...
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July 24, 2014
07/24/2014
Arizona Law Unclear on Whether Medical Marijuana Users Could Also Sell Drug

Arizona Law Unclear on Whether Medical Marijuana Users Could Also Sell Drug

In Arizona, a Pima County Superior Court judge may have paved the way for the state’s more than 52,000 medical marijuana users to get into business of...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Hopes for the the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder were dashed when the University of Arizona fired researcher Suzanne...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

A CBD cannabis oil bill becomes law in Missouri, the District of Columbia expands its medical marijuana program, Michigan prepares to improve its program, Berkeley will provide...
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July 11, 2014
07/11/2014
Arizona Approves Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for PTSD

Arizona Approves Medical Marijuana as a Treatment for PTSD

Will Humble, the top health official in Arizona, has authorized the use of medical marijuana in cases of PTSD on the orders of a state judge, reports...
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
Arizona Medical Marijuana Researcher Fired, Cites Political Retaliation

Arizona Medical Marijuana Researcher Fired, Cites Political Retaliation

This week, University of Arizona professor and leading medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley was fired from her position at the university. The University of Arizona refused...
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July 3, 2014
07/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.02)

An Arizona researcher gets fired for apparently political reasons, new medical marijuana-related laws come into effect in several states, California dispensary conflicts continue as the Assembly grapples...
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.11)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.11)

Congressional Democrats who voted wrong on medical marijuana catch some flak, California continues to struggle with regulating medical marijuana, while other states struggle to get bills passed....
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June 10, 2014
06/10/2014
Arizona Judge Approves Medical Marijuana as Treatment for PTSD

Arizona Judge Approves Medical Marijuana as Treatment for PTSD

An Arizona judge issued a decision Friday claiming that State Health Director Will Humble acted illegally by denying PTSD patients access to medical marijuana, reports the Arizona Daily...
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May 15, 2014
05/15/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.14)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.14)

Strange goings on in Phoenix, some Philly narcs get their hands slapped, another prison guard gets in trouble, and a couple of crooked cops head for prison....
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April 29, 2014
04/29/2014
Arizona Supreme Court DUI Ruling Helps Cannabis Consumers

Arizona Supreme Court DUI Ruling Helps Cannabis Consumers

The Arizona Supreme Court has taken a step towards rational DUI regulations for cannabis use. A crux of the issue has been the fact that the evidence...
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