Smoke Signals

Smoke Signals

If you want an idea of how far the idea of legal cannabis has come, just check out the day-long symposium on marijuana being held on the University of Arizona campus under the aegis of the UA College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Science, and the BIO5 Institute.

Double Whammy

Vibe: Chill and welcoming Strains: Dozens of sativa and indica strains sold in quantities from a gram up, with pre-packaged flower deals and pre-rolls available.

Dispensaries go digital

Arizona marijuana dispensaries can now join the digital marketplace thanks to an experimental program approved by the state’s attorney general’s office.

Cannabis Campaign Competition

As the political committee Smart and Safe Arizona prepares to unveil a new 2020 ballot proposition to legalize recreational cannabis in Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are floating the idea of instead asking state lawmakers to decriminalize adult use of marijuana.

High There!

Meet Cedar Gardner, a photographer, journalist, one of the state's cannabis smokers and the Weekly’s new cannabis correspondent.

A Celebration of 710

As cannabis culture continues to expand in Arizona and beyond, marijuana enthusiasts continue to find new ways to get their med on.

Explaining Extracts

Possessing extracts is no longer a legal gray area for Arizona medical marijuana cardholders, thanks to a unanimous Arizona Supreme Court ruling

Oil Rich

Explore different products that use cannabis extract.

Test Case Scenario

After eight years, big changes are coming to Arizona’s medical marijuana program because of SB 1494, a new law signed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey earlier this month.

Smoke Screening

Medical marijuana patients in Arizona still run the risk of buying products that are tainted with pesticides, herbicides or even mold

Growing Concern

Arizona farmers can legally grow industrial hemp, but will they take the risk?

Seeing Green

They say, "You get what you pay for." Well, don't tell that to Arizona's medical marijuana community or its advocates.

Concentrate Conclusion

Patients and industry professionals alike let out a collective sigh of relief as the Arizona Supreme Court officially ruled cannabis concentrates legal Tuesday, May 28.

Crucial Contrasts

Arizonans could soon have a first look at what 2020 will have in store for another opportunity at legalizing adult-use cannabis.

MMJ: Good Tidings

'Tis the season for legislation, and, as one might expect, that means more good news for the proliferation of cannabis.

Cannabis Consolidation

Arizona is a pretty unique state when it comes to cannabis. We've heard those in the industry call it "the wild west" in reference to relatively lax laws surrounding testing, but it's wild in other ways as well.


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