Tag: arizona

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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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April 24, 2014
04/24/2014
Arizona: Supreme Court Rejects DUI Per Se Standard for THC Metabolites

Arizona: Supreme Court Rejects DUI Per Se Standard for THC Metabolites

The Arizona Supreme Court this week rejected a 1990 state law that classified the presence of inert THC metabolites in blood or urine as a per se traffic safety violation. Carboxy-THC,...
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April 23, 2014
04/23/2014
Arizona Court Rules on DUI Law for Marijuana Users

Arizona Court Rules on DUI Law for Marijuana Users

Authorities can’t prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana, unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop, the state Supreme Court...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical marijuana remains on the agenda at statehouses across the country, Oregon communities decide whether to bother with temporary dispensary moratoriums, DC looks to expand its medical...
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

A national clinical cannabis conference is coming to Portland next month, state legislatures continue to deal with medical marijuana and CBD bills, Colorado wants to crack down...
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.01)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.01)

More jail guards gone bad, evidence has gone missing in Alaska, a Georgia cop sells pot from his patrol car, a North Carolina detective working prescription pill...
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Whew! Busy, busy, busy at the statehouse, with both traditional medical marijuana bills and newfangled CBD medical marijuana bills getting lots of attention. And more. Let’s get...
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March 25, 2014
03/25/2014
5-Year-Old Arizonan Gets His Medical Pot

5-Year-Old Arizonan Gets His Medical Pot

A 5-year-old Arizonan boy with severe seizures may use medical marijuana extracts, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Friday. Zander Welton’s parents, Jacob and Jennifer Welton, sued...
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March 18, 2014
03/18/2014
Feds Approve University of Arizona Medical Marijuana Study on PTSD

Feds Approve University of Arizona Medical Marijuana Study on PTSD

The LA Times reports that the Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory last Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether cannabis...
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March 3, 2014
03/03/2014
Tempe, Arizona Compassion Club Busted for Pot Sales

Tempe, Arizona Compassion Club Busted for Pot Sales

Delta 9, a medical marijuana compassion club in Tempe, Arizona, was busted for providing medicine to members.
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February 14, 2014
02/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.12)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.12)

Lots of action at the state house on medical marijuana this week, plus Arizona eases up on the rules and the Michigan Supreme Court hands down a...
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February 7, 2014
02/07/2014
Arizona Bill to Regulate Marijuana Introduced

Arizona Bill to Regulate Marijuana Introduced

Rep. Ruben Gallego has introduced HB 2558, which would end the prohibition of marijuana in Arizona. The bill would allow adults to use, possess, and cultivate limited...
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