Reading the Weed Leaves

Reading the Weed Leaves

Now that the dust has settled, three states have loosened restrictions on their cannabis laws, and their stories might enlighten the battle Arizona legalization is in for in 2020.

Mexico’s Mandate

Perhaps some headlines surprised, confused and excited you this past week as early claims that the Mexican Supreme Court legalized cannabis flittered across your preferred screen.

Cannabis Considerations

Even though Arizona missed its shot at putting recreational cannabis on the ballot this election, four other states in the country will decide whether to legalize cannabis in one way or another next week.

Smoked Out

AG Mark Brnovich pulls a quick about-face after marijuana opinion surfaces

Candidates on Cannabis, Part 3

The midterm elections are less than three weeks away, and while cannabis doesn't seem to be a hot-button topic this year, our decision could end up shaping not just the future of cannabis in Arizona, but in the U.S.

Dispensaries Divided

If you blinked, you may have missed the commotion over cannabis in Phoenix during the first week in October.

Cutting out Canadians

With Canada going legal Oct. 17, Border Patrol confirms lifetime bans

Marijuana Momentum

In case you forgot, concentrates are still illegal in Arizona.

Candidates on Cannabis, Part 2

Activists and advocates are gearing up for a packed cannabis agenda in the Arizona Legislature next session.

Candidates on Cannabis

A look at how candidates stack up on cannabis issues for the Nov. 6 election

Reefer Madness

Surprisingly, the White House is doing something stupid. Not the normal, effortless stupidity, but a level of stupidity they had to put time and thought into achieving.

Baffling Bacteria

Mold has been a contentious topic in the Arizona cannabis industry for some time, but the one thing people can't seem to figure out is how big of a problem it really is.

Infusion Invasion

As the adage goes, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em, and that seems to be the alcohol industry's take on the cannabis market.

Fee Rein

An innocuous request from a state senator has once again turned eyes toward the Arizona Department of Health Service's growing pile of cash graciously provided by the state's medical cannabis patients.

Pot Profile

BDS Analytics complied data from more than 11,000 surveys of both legal and illegal, medical and recreational users.

DEA Delay

In August 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration said it would begin accepting new applications for licenses to grow cannabis for research purposes.


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