Fee Rein

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.

Capricious Courts

Industry lawyers were caught by surprise a couple weeks ago when lawyer and president of Cave Creek Dispensaries, Alex Lane, submitted a motion to reconsider to the state Court of Appeals

SAFER gets Sunk

SAFER Arizona failed to meet signature requirements by the July 5 deadline to put their recreational cannabis initiative on the ballot this year

Appalling Appellate

An Arizona Court of Appeals ruling rattled the medical marijuana industry late June, leaving patients and dispensaries alike in confusion over the legality of concentrates in Arizona.

Shattered Statutes

he Arizona Court of Appeals ruled last Tuesday, June 26, that cannabis extracts are illegal under Arizona law. But don't panic yet.

Shades of Green

Before medical and now recreational sales of cannabis emerged in recent years, all sale and production of marijuana was illegal and conducted by criminal enterprise.

Product Reviews

We review a few extract products.

Cannabis Crossings

Like the rest of news industry, this week we're going to talk about immigration.

Bud Banking Bust

The cannabis industry generates billions of dollars across the nation every year, and due to federal banking restrictions, that means billions of dollars of unprotected cash.

Big Bud on Campus

If you were concerned about whether you and your medical card would be welcome at one of Arizona’s three state universities next school year, worry no more.

This Bud’s for You

Nestled behind some industrial park buildings in one of Tucson's secluded alcoves sits a nondescript warehouse void of any description of what lies within.

Sketchy Skirmish

With one of the highest patient-to-dispensary ratios in the country, the stakes are high when it comes to getting into the cannabiz.

Hemp on the Horizon

Ducey signed a bill giving the go-ahead for a hemp “pilot program” to explore the economic benefit of hemp.

520 in the Five-Two-Oh

Even before marijuana culture started entering the mainstream, mentioning 420 usually elicited an eyeroll.

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