Colorado Representatives Set The Record Straight After Inflammatory Arizona Ads Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, A Campaign of Lies, that prompted Colorado policy makers to respond. Colorado has sent a letter to the leaders of the anti-Proposition 205 group, Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, calling attention to the outright lies the group has used in the anti-marijuana campaign.
Border States Voting on Recreational Marijuana Five states will vote Nov. 8 on whether to allow recreational marijuana, including Arizona and California, the first two states that border Mexico to vote on legalization. Data from the DEA shows that, yes, legal marijuana in Arizona will cripple the cartel. If Arizona’s ballot measure passes, legal access
Members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association petitioned the Department of Health Services to add conditions to the list of what qualifies people to use the drug. The previously voter-approved Arizona Medical Marijuana Act requires that the Department of Health Services consider these requests. If the members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association win the
By Rob Kampia | Published in The Huffington Post The marijuana policy reform movement reached a significant milestone this month when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the nation’s fifth-largest state. With medical marijuana officially on the books in Illinois — as well as in New Hampshire, where a similar bill
Arizona’s first licensed medical-marijuana dispensary, Arizona Organix in Glendale, opened this month. By Matthew Hendley | Published in Phoenix New Times Voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act more than two years ago, but it’s taken a while to implement. The state Department of Health Services had to set up all the guidelines for the
Join the Don’t Take Away Our Medicine campaign in support of these seriously ill patients. Published by The Drug Policy Alliance Today, more than 3,000 New Mexican residents with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are actively enrolled in our state’s Medical Cannabis Program. Many of them are military veterans, patients living with disabilities, and victims of serious
SWAT Raid in Medical Marijuana State Opens Up Questions of Legitimacy of Drug Law Enforcement By Radley Balko | Published in HuffingtonPost On May 5 at around 9:30 a.m., several teams of Pima County, Ariz., police officers from at least four different police agencies armed with SWAT gear and an armored personnel carrier raided at