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New Data Shows Arizona Medical Marijuana Thriving

The Arizona medical marijuana field is booming. On August 29th – after an unusual month-long wait – the Arizona Department of Health Services released new statistics on medical marijuana applications. The department had been releasing reports bi-weekly or earlier since April 20th, but has now decided to...

Cannabis Clubs May Soon Get Shut Down in Arizona

Arizona has been a veritable battleground on the topic of medical marijuana, since voters decided to legalize medical marijuana last November. With very little in the way of precedent, lawmakers, entrepreneurs and citizens struggle to determine fair solutions within the confusing confines of the...

Legal Arizona Marijuana Patients are Being Arrested!

Arizona medical marijuana users have faced frustrating obstacles every step of the way thus far, so it may come as no surprise that they are now encountering trouble with local law enforcement. According to Scottsdale, Arizona attorney Adam Trenk, dozens of patients have been arrested, raided or otherwise...

Feds Side With Marijuana, Move to Dismiss Arizona Lawsuit

In late May, Governor Jan Brewer filed a lawsuit with a federal court, challenging the legality of the recently passed Arizona medical marijuana bill. While threats from federal officials continued to fill the mailboxes of local governments, the republican governor hoped to capitalize on the uncertainty....

Marijuana News: Pot Clubs and Cured Neo-Nazis.

Marijuana clubs proliferate in Arizona As the legal battle to protect Arizona’s medical marijuana law continues, citizens have chosen to be proactive about their rights and gone the cannabis club route while the laws regulating dispensaries are sorted out. A growing network of almost 6,000 registered...

Attorney Ryan Hurley on his Fight for Arizona Marijuana

Yesterday we briefly went over the legal battles being fought to protect medical marijuana in Arizona; as a supplement to this we have today an exclusive interview with attorney Ryan Hurley, who is in the thick of it all. Attorney Ryan Hurley, of the Rose Law Group, is representing the Arizona Medical...

The Arizona Marijuana Battle: ACLU Jumps In

In Arizona, the people are waging a war on two fronts against lawmakers eager to stomp out medical marijuana; constituency and Constitution be damned. Last year, citizens passed proposition 203 and thus directed the state to create a medical marijuana program. The program was moving along, with over 6,500...

Why Private Prisons Are An Enemy Of Marijuana Reform

A key part of any push for social change is to identify enemies and obstacles so as to focus the attention of supporters and attract new allies to the cause. When it comes to the marijuana debate, the stated enemy is usually the federal government and its agents. This however is very familiar ground and does...