San Francisco officials want to keep a record of all suppliers of medical marijuana dispensaries, an idea that has some members of the pot community fuming. “If there is a list, it’s available to the public, and it’s available to the feds,” said Kevin Reed, a member of The City’s Medical Cannabis Task Force and [...]
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When the state began approving applications for medical-marijuana users last month, officials offered no guidance about where to find pot. Since dispensaries are not yet licensed, more than two-thirds of the roughly 3,300 Arizonans who have permission to use marijuana also have indicated they plan to grow it.
PHOENIX – Medical marijuana is now legal in Arizona, and while it’ll be a while before we see stores selling pot to patients, there are already a lot of people growing their own weed — something that’s allowed under the new law. As you’re about to find out, it’s a complex process. Go inside this [...]
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery advised the Board of Supervisors this week against issuing permits to medical-marijuana dispensaries on county-controlled lands, fearing a backlash from the federal government. Although Arizona’s medical-marijuana program mostly will be run by the state Health Department in cooperation with cities and towns, Maricopa County officials plan to opt out in [...]
DENVER – Lawmakers in Arizona are in the process of reviewing medical marijuana recommendation card applications and applications for medical marijuana dispensaries. Meantime, other states, like Colorado, are a few years ahead of us. Medical marijuana has been legal in Colorado for about 10 years, but it wasn’t until a legal loophole was discovered in [...]
Tempe Marketplace and Ikea could soon have medical-marijuana dispensaries as neighbors if the state approves two sites near the mega retail centers. The Arizona Department of Health Services will allow two dispensaries in Tempe, one each within state-designated northern and southern regions of the city, and 126 statewide. Starting June 1, Health Services will accept [...]
KINGMAN – As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble. He’s worried [...]