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  • Is Prop 205 Right for Arizona?
  • Is Prop 205 Right for Arizona?

    Some locals are not okay with treating a joint like a bottle of gin
      Prop 205, which would decriminalize the use of marijuana for adults over 21, is a complex proposal.
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  • Spice is Not So Nice
  • Spice is Not So Nice

    The legal synthetic ‘weed’ that kills
      As any republican with truly conservative beliefs will tell you, government intervention leads to negative consequences. In the case of prohibition, it leads to black markets that, without the option of regulation, create more harmful scenarios than their potentially legal analogues.
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  • Employment Issues
  • Employment Issues

    Medical marijuana creates different challenges for employers
      Arizona voters legalized medical marijuana a few years ago, but employers are still adjusting to how these new laws affect how they handle their employees.
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  • MMJ Notes
  • MMJ Notes

    Keep up with the global and local medical marijuana news
      A new measure has been approved by the U.S. Senate Committee that would allow banking institutions to offer financial services to marijuana businesses
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  • What, Us Worry?
  • What, Us Worry?

    Are we concerned enough about pesticides in our MMJ products?
      Another marijuana recall for pesticides adds new questions for some. Is my dispensary using pesticides? Should the state order testing? Would unnecessary testing raise prices? Is the Arizona MMJ industry already doing the right things? Are some pesticides needed?
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  • Back Home
  • Back Home

    Medical marijuana researcher Sue Sisley briefly came back to the UA for a special lecture on the challenges of conducting weed research
      Nearly two years after medical marijuana researcher Sue Sisley was fired from the UA, she returned for a special lecture on medical weed in front of a room of more than 50 people at the off-campus entity, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute—an educational program for older adults.
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  • Treating Parkinson’s
  • Treating Parkinson’s

    MMJ is one treatment that can help, but our state needs some convincing
      April is Parkinson's Awareness Month and so now is a good time to have some discussion about cannabis treatments for these conditions and the state of Medical Marijuana in Arizona.
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  • This Bud’s for You
  • This Bud’s for You

    Bloom dispensary offers smokin’ deals for first-time customers and quality bud
      The Bloom medical marijuana dispensary, which has outlets across the state, has a local operation on Oracle Road across from the Tucson Mall. It's easy to find and offers plenty of parking.
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  • Tucson Weedly's Cannabis Bowl
  • Tucson Weedly's Cannabis Bowl

      A little over a month ago, we put a call out to all Tucson area medical marijuana patients and asked you to participate in our first Cannabis Bowl—a best of reader choice of products, people and places in our local medical marijuana universe.
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  • The Real Madness
  • The Real Madness

    How did MJ get on same schedule as heroin?
      For nearly a century officials have touted the dangers of marijuana. Many of us can dip into the memory banks to find attempts of officers visiting our classrooms to enlighten us on how drugs would ruin our lives.
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  • Happy Valley
  • Happy Valley

    Northwest Tucson community loosens its medical marijuana dispensary laws
      Catalina Hills Care asked the Town Council for permission to expand their hours of operation because they felt that they were losing a significant amount of business to Tucson dispensaries due to their 5 p.m. closing.
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  • MMJ Opinion
  • MMJ Opinion

    MMJ is here to stay and is legal, but it depends on what public agency you talk to and that needs to change
  • News21: America’s Weed Rush
  • News21: America’s Weed Rush

    Part 2: Government funding, lack of restrictions slow progress on medical marijuana research
      Similarly, despite several states' approval of marijuana and cannabinoids to treat epileptic seizures, NINDS spent just $38 million through 2014 researching the potential effects of marijuana, compared to almost $100 million spent on opiate research, largely to treat different kinds of pain.
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