Hemp on the Horizon

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.

That’s All, Folks!

Arizona’s SB1420 dies as Democrats rejected the bill, causing it to fall short of the three-quarters vote needed to amend the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.

Putting the Bud in ‘Budget’

While taxes from legalizing marijuana would never amount to the $650 million Ducey said the state needs to fund education, certainly the millions in revenue are worth discussing.

Moldy Malaise

Something’s rotten in the state of Arizona—and it’s the weed. Well, some of it.

Higher Ground

With marijuana markets blooming across the country, Tucson is no exception as three new dispensaries have opened in the past year.

Striking Oil

While smoking bud will likely never go out of style, the marijuana industry is quickly moving in the direction of extracts.

Cannabis Bowl 2018

The results of our Cannabis Bowl 2018.

Concentration Complication

The Arizona Department of Health Services has told some dispensaries to change the way they report concentrates in a way that would vastly impact the amount of medical marijuana patients can receive every two weeks.

On the Move

The eventual passage of two bills affecting Arizona's medical marijuana industry could spell out some good news and some bad news for the business.

Persistent Protection

In the scramble for Congress to pull together a spending bill for the 2018 fiscal year, medical marijuana emerged as a precarious winner in the final passing of the bill on March 23.

Cannabis Court

Arizona courts have something to say about medical marijuana this week, and it's all good.

Maybe it’s Marijuana

Arizona’s anti-marijuana forces have been railing against one of the biggest examples of the plant’s medical efficacy: decreasing opioid addiction.

Testing Trials

One of the biggest changes to the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act passed a major legislative hurdle when SB1420 cleared the state Senate with a 27-3 vote Feb. 22.

White Lawmakers on Dope

With last week's deadline for legislation to clear its chamber of origin, several bills that would have created new regulations for Arizona's medical marijuana program have gone up in smoke, though a few remain alive.

Double Trouble

Two more state bills are trying to restrict medical marijuana use, despite the intent of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.


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