Green Rush Reckoning

Green Rush Reckoning

It's a story every Intro to Economics student has heard before. A market is profitable, so firms enter the market until it's not profitable, then leave the market until it is and continue the cycle until it reaches equilibrium. It's one of the first steps in free-market correction.

Medical MJ: Smoked Out

A national bill to end cannabis prohibition has entered the Senate's consideration with a host of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate hopefuls signing on as cosponsors

Medical Marijuana: Strong Stuff

A bill to settle Arizona's cannabis concentrate commotion has passed through its first committee hearing.

Medical Marijuana: Crummy Case

In the filing, Polk compared the way the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act legalizes cannabis concentrates to legalizing explosives made from fertilizer.

Medical Marijuana: Data for Dummies

Perhaps you've heard of Alex Berenson's book released last month, Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence

Medical Marijuana: Bud Bills

Every year, cannabis becomes more popular. And every year, more people have ideas about how to tax, propagate, regulate and defend the industry.

Swift Split: The Arizona Dispensaries Association has lost a state lobbyist

Feuds between DeMenna Public Affairs and certain camps within the ADA are no secret.

Mixed Messages

Republican Rep. Tony Rivero introduced the first piece of cannabis legislation that would remove the definition of cannabis from state statutes.

High Court Showdown

The Arizona Supreme Court decided to hear the case of State v. Jones, in which the Court of Appeals ruled cannabis concentrates illegal last June. The date has been set for March 21, but a decision will come likely months following the trial.

Eyes on Arizona

Even though Arizona's cannabis industry has had its fair share of bruises from the last year, it seems the old adage holds true as what has attempted to kill it only makes it stronger.

Spurious Surveys

In early December, the ACJC released a biannual Arizona Youth Survey State Report with numbers on cannabis use by teens in grades eight through 12.

Marijuana Memories

Needless to say, cannabis acceptance is growing around the country and the world. So why are people still fighting it?

Steady strides

With Democrats in control of one of the legislative chambers for the first time since cannabis has gained popularity and CBD descheduled, stepping stones have been laid toward increased access and understanding around the new industry.

Ganja Gift Guide

There’s no better way to let go of that holiday tension than the gift of ganja—at least for those of you who have gotten legal with the state.

CBD Ubiquity

If you've noticed a sudden explosion in the popularity of CBD products lately, you're not just seeing things.

Cannabis for Connoisseurs

The trend in craft products that has gripped alcohol and coffee markets in the past couple decades gives consumers a way to indulge beyond the average Joe, and cannabis, it seems, is no exception.


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