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[IN-DEPTH] With doomsday in mind, California officials are ceding water to Arizona, Nevada

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California representatives have offered to forgo up to 8 percent of the state’s Colorado River water, if things get bad enough. The worry is cuts would be worse later if California doesn’t play ball with Arizona now. By Ry Rivard | Voice of San Dieago Twenty-six million people in California, Nevada and Arizona rely on […]

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Rose law group litigator, Logan Elia, who handles drone related issues comments on FAA OKs ‘drone journalism’ starting in August

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By Paul Bedard | Washington Examiner Drone journalism is coming to a newspaper and TV station near you within 60 days. New Federal Aviation Administration rules on the flying devices opens the door to newsrooms using drones to cover events, peer into buildings and capture images like never before, according to the founder of the […]

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Motorsports park near Casa Grande has been in the works for years

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By Kevin Reagan | Casa Grande Dispatch (Editor’s note: Rose Law Group represents Danrick Builders) Pat Johnson is experienced in developing projects, though none probably compares to the 2,360-acre motorsports park he plans to create south of Casa Grande. Located a few miles outside the city limits, the complex is intended to invite automotive enthusiasts to use […]

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Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act signage requirements

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By Clark Wu | Law Clerk at Rose Law Group Arizona has become a hotbed for American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance lawsuits, with hundreds of new suits filed every month and no end in sight. While this may no longer be news for many business owners, what may come as a surprise is that […]

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Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan; also upholds affirmative action for college admissions

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By Adam Liptak | The New York Times The Supreme Court on Thursday announced that it had deadlocked in a case challenging President Obama’s plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation and allow them to work. The 4-4 tie left in place an appeals court ruling blocking the plan, dealing a sharp blow to […]

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Rose Law Group Chairman of Litigation Department David McDowell named to Phoenix Zoo Board of Trustees

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Rose Law Group Chairman of Litigation Department David McDowell was unanimously voted to the Phoenix Zoo Board of Trustees. Congratulations David!

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Partner and Director of Rose Law Group Business Transactions Department Laura Bianchi featured in People on the Move

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Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of the business transactions department featured in Phoenix Business Journal‘s People on the Move. “Bianchi’s practice is focused on cannabis law, business, corporate and real estate transactions, as well as estate, special needs and business succession planning. She is also an integral member of Rose Law Group’s […]

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Long-delayed PhoenixMart issued city building permit

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By Kevin Reagan | Casa Grande Dispatch (Editor’s note: Rose Law Group reported exclusively in May AZ Sourcing began seeking conventional financing after the EB-5 Visa program had caused months of delay.) After much delay, PhoenixMart has been granted a building permit to construct the shell of the project’s main building. The city of Casa […]

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    REGIONAL NEWS: June 28, 2016: A coal shoulder to Utah

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    Oakland City Council votes to ban coal — from Utah or elsewhere — at its new port Airbnb sues San Francisco — its hometown — to block new rental law Stadium district in waiting game over disposition of Sports Authority’s Mile High Stadium naming rights University of New Mexico reports progress with government regarding sexual […]

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    Could the rental market lose its mojo?

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    REALTORMag High demand among young professionals has pushed rents in cities to new highs over the last five years. Rents have jumped about 20 percent nationwide in that time period. But some housing experts believe the rental market may be showing some signs of cooling. Most of that cooling is due to a surge in […]

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    Could homeownership be headed for 50%?

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    By Jann Swanson | Mortgage News Daily Will the homeownership rate fall below 50 percent? Not a question most housing industry stakeholders want to think about, but some analysts are speculating that it could happen. Freddie Mac, in its June edition of Outlook, takes a look at some of those predictions. The company’s economists start […]

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    New FAA regulations loosen drone rules for real estate agents

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    By Britt Chester | inman Not sure whether, where and how you can use a drone for real estate photography? Some gray area of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) regulation has been cleared up thanks to Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it will no longer require […]

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    Entry-level home prices continue to soar

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    By Natalie Dolce | GlobeSt. The bottom third of the housing market has grown increasingly competitive, with fewer price cuts on listed homes and faster growing home values than more expensive homes, according to the May Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. Home values for the most expensive homes on the market, which at one point […]

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    Pollack weighs in on Brexit

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      The Source for Information and Analysis on the Arizona Economy and Real Estate ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27th 2016   The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week It seems Google traffic of the term “Brexit” has skyrocketed after everyone noticed […]

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    [PRO-CON] Disagreement on Brexit impact on Arizona

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    Phoenix Business Journal Brexit could boost real estate market, says Scottsdale broker Britain’s vote to exit the European Union could boost the U.S. housing and real estate markets via low interest rates and money taken out of stocks and put into mortgage lending and REITs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended Monday down 260.51 point […]

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    REGIONAL NEWS June 26, 2016; Vegas knows where its hockey arena will be

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    Bill Foley nears deal to build hockey practice facility next to Downtown Summerlin Kern County fire evacuees struggle with another trauma — uncertainty BLM to sterilize wild horses for first time to slow growth Ex-NewMexico lawman: Shouldn’t have to give up gun for medical marijuana Colorado Springs becomes tiny house ‘capital of America’

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      Less is more: Democrats run fewer Corporation Commission candidates for better odds

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      By Evan Wyloge | Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting This fall, Arizona voters will choose three utility regulators, and while one might expect that each of the main parties would run a full slate of candidates, Democrats are only running two. The strategy of running two Democrats instead of three for the Arizona Corporation Commission makes the state’s underdog party […]

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      REGIONAL NEWS: June 28, 2016: A coal shoulder to Utah

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      Posted by   8 hours ago

      Oakland City Council votes to ban coal — from Utah or elsewhere — at its new port Airbnb sues San Francisco — its hometown — to block new rental law Stadium district in waiting game over disposition of Sports Authority’s Mile High Stadium naming rights University of New Mexico reports progress with government regarding sexual […]

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      [IN-DEPTH] With doomsday in mind, California officials are ceding water to Arizona, Nevada

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      Posted by   9 hours ago

      California representatives have offered to forgo up to 8 percent of the state’s Colorado River water, if things get bad enough. The worry is cuts would be worse later if California doesn’t play ball with Arizona now. By Ry Rivard | Voice of San Dieago Twenty-six million people in California, Nevada and Arizona rely on […]

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      New FAA regulations loosen drone rules for real estate agents

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      Posted by   10 hours ago

      By Britt Chester | inman Not sure whether, where and how you can use a drone for real estate photography? Some gray area of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) regulation has been cleared up thanks to Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it will no longer require […]

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      The birds are coming — in the form of flocks of news drones

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      From the Rose Law Group Reporter Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer The 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds was the apocalyptic story of a northern California coastal town filled with an onslaught of seemingly unexplained, arbitrary and chaotic attacks of ordinary birds and not birds of prey. Flash forward: There’s a fender-bender on […]

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      Pollack weighs in on Brexit

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        The Source for Information and Analysis on the Arizona Economy and Real Estate ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27th 2016   The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week It seems Google traffic of the term “Brexit” has skyrocketed after everyone noticed […]

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      Brnovich assesses impact of ‘dreamers’ ruling

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      By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Capitol Times The state’s top attorney is reviewing whether a ruling against the Obama administration on “dreamers” last week will help him win one, if not both lawsuits he is fighting. In a split ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld an injunction issued by a federal appeals court […]

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      REGIONAL NEWS June 27, 2016: The hunt for Lyle Jeffs

      Polygamist- FDLS leader Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse. He is pictured here during his trial in 2007

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      Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs has a network of hiding spots he’s used before Amtrak train crash kills 2 adults, 3 kids in Colo. Erratic winds push Beaver Creek fire beyond boundaries Who’s paying for New Mexico political ads? Fire crews battling 200-acre wildfire west of Las Vegas

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        When you die without a will; Rose Law Group estate planning attorney Tim Heileman defines what happens

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        By Jeanne Sahadi  | CNNMoney It’s hard to believe that Prince — who was famously meticulous about maintaining control over his name and music — may have died without a will. That leaves open the question of who will inherit his millions, his record label and his unreleased songs. So what happens to someone’s estate if they […]

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        Depp-Heard splitsville; Kaine Fisher, director of Rose Law Group Family Law Department comments on the divorce

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        Hellomagazine.com Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have split after just 15 months of marriage. Amber, 30, filed for divorce from the film star this week in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. She listed the date of their separation as Sunday. According to TMZ, Johnny, 52, has filed legal documents of his own asking […]

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        Prince died without a will; everyone needs an estate, says Tim Heilman, Rose Law Group estate planning attorney

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        Reuters Music superstar Prince left no known will when he died last week, his sister said in court documents on Tuesday listing his six siblings or half-siblings as heirs to a legacy estimated at hundreds of millions of dollars. The sister, Tyka Nelson, asked that a special administrator be appointed to handle Prince’s affairs and […]

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        [EDITORIAL] Make it clear that all couples can adopt; Rose Law Group Director of Family Law, Kaine Fisher comments

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        Editorial board, The Arizona Republic (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are posted for discussion purposes only.) Arizona has a record number of children in foster care, but Arizona’s Legislature blocked updating state law to make it clear same-sex couples can adopt. Republican legislative leaders didn’t just keep the door closed on loving couples who want to […]

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        Legislative Briefs : Senators ban university free speech zones

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        Capitol Media Services State senators voted 21-8 Monday to block universities and community colleges from limiting protests, distributing handbills and making speeches to only certain areas of the campus. HB 2615 stems from concerns about branches of the Maricopa Community College system which have policies setting up so-called “free speech zones.’’ There also are some […]

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        Fear of same-sex adoption debate scuttles adoption, foster care bill; a case of ‘playing politics,’ says Rose Law Group Partner Kaine Fisher

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        By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Eager to avoid a debate on same-sex adoption rights in an election year, House Republican leadership is refusing to bring a bill to a vote on the House floor. Rep. Rebecca Rios wants to offer an amendment to SB1102 to ensure the rights of same-sex couples to jointly […]

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        CPS workers may interview children without adult’s consent, AG concludes

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        By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services/Arizona Capitol Times Child welfare workers can interview children without the consent of their parents, Attorney General Mark Brnovich concluded Monday. In a 10-page formal opinion, Brnovich said a contrary finding by the Arizona Ombudsman office is legally wrong. In fact, the attorney general suggested that opinion was based […]

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        Regrouping after the death of a key executive; Rose Law Group estate planning and asset protection attorney Tim Heileman comments

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        by Stacy Cowley | The New York Times After three years of planning and design work, XTI Aircraft, a start-up in Englewood, Colo., developing an experimental jet, was poised to finally leave the runway. The company had lined up its executive team, received its first patent and begun a crowdfunding campaign for its next stage […]

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          Swiss multinational firm closing Phoenix solar plant, moving jobs to Europe

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          By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal ABB Ltd. is closing a solar manufacturing plant in Phoenix and is moving those operations and jobs to Latvia and Italy. Zurich-based ABB makes solar inverters at the Phoenix production plant south of Sky Harbor International Airport near University Drive and Interstate 10. The company is also one […]

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          Less is more: Democrats run fewer Corporation Commission candidates for better odds

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          By Evan Wyloge | Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting This fall, Arizona voters will choose three utility regulators, and while one might expect that each of the main parties would run a full slate of candidates, Democrats are only running two. The strategy of running two Democrats instead of three for the Arizona Corporation Commission makes the state’s underdog party […]

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          REGIONAL NEWS: June 28, 2016: A coal shoulder to Utah

          Photo:Bay Area News Group, Laura A. Oda

          Posted by   8 hours ago

          Oakland City Council votes to ban coal — from Utah or elsewhere — at its new port Airbnb sues San Francisco — its hometown — to block new rental law Stadium district in waiting game over disposition of Sports Authority’s Mile High Stadium naming rights University of New Mexico reports progress with government regarding sexual […]

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          [IN-DEPTH] With doomsday in mind, California officials are ceding water to Arizona, Nevada

          Screen Shot 2016-06-28 at 5.18.59 AM

          Posted by   9 hours ago

          California representatives have offered to forgo up to 8 percent of the state’s Colorado River water, if things get bad enough. The worry is cuts would be worse later if California doesn’t play ball with Arizona now. By Ry Rivard | Voice of San Dieago Twenty-six million people in California, Nevada and Arizona rely on […]

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          A dramatic increase in heat records is coming, new study says

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          By Tony Davis Arizona | Arizona Daily Star This week’s brutal heat wave across the Southwest is nothing compared to what we’ll see in 45 years, if a new study’s forecast is accurate. The new report predicts that summers in the Southwest and many other regions of the world have a 90 percent chance of […]

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          REGIONAL NEWS June 27, 2016: The hunt for Lyle Jeffs

          Polygamist- FDLS leader Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison for child sex abuse. He is pictured here during his trial in 2007

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          Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs has a network of hiding spots he’s used before Amtrak train crash kills 2 adults, 3 kids in Colo. Erratic winds push Beaver Creek fire beyond boundaries Who’s paying for New Mexico political ads? Fire crews battling 200-acre wildfire west of Las Vegas

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          REGIONAL NEWS June 26, 2016; Vegas knows where its hockey arena will be

          Downtown Summerlin

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          Bill Foley nears deal to build hockey practice facility next to Downtown Summerlin Kern County fire evacuees struggle with another trauma — uncertainty BLM to sterilize wild horses for first time to slow growth Ex-NewMexico lawman: Shouldn’t have to give up gun for medical marijuana Colorado Springs becomes tiny house ‘capital of America’

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          REGIONAL NEWS June 25, 2016: Calif. wildfire won’t give up

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          Deadly Kern County, California wildfire grows to 46 square miles — and it’s barely contained Ex-Utah A.G. Mark Shurtleff asks judge to dismiss his case — now and forever Marijuana use remains flat among Colorado teens, survey finds Diplomacy keeps ex-governor from court hearing Now that Las Vegas has NHL team, is it ready for […]

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            REGIONAL NEWS June 26, 2016; Vegas knows where its hockey arena will be

            Downtown Summerlin

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            Bill Foley nears deal to build hockey practice facility next to Downtown Summerlin Kern County fire evacuees struggle with another trauma — uncertainty BLM to sterilize wild horses for first time to slow growth Ex-NewMexico lawman: Shouldn’t have to give up gun for medical marijuana Colorado Springs becomes tiny house ‘capital of America’

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            REGIONAL NEWS June 25, 2016: Calif. wildfire won’t give up

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            Deadly Kern County, California wildfire grows to 46 square miles — and it’s barely contained Ex-Utah A.G. Mark Shurtleff asks judge to dismiss his case — now and forever Marijuana use remains flat among Colorado teens, survey finds Diplomacy keeps ex-governor from court hearing Now that Las Vegas has NHL team, is it ready for […]

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            REGIONAL NEWS June 20, 2016: Hiding the need for tax support

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            Did Calif. bullet train officials ignore warning about need for taxpayer money? What’s it like to be a transgender student in Utah? Depends on where you live Why are Colorado school districts going to spend millions on door locks? Woman played dead during bear mauling at New Mexico preserve Nevada speeds process for patients seeking […]

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            REGIONAL NEWS June 14, 2016: Historic Riviera goes boom, leveled

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            California’s cap-and-trade program faces daunting hurdles to avoid collapse Utah’s needs ignored in California’s outline for managing regional power grid, leaders say Long legal battle over sales license makes Denver cannabis history Refugee from Iran charges New Mexico detective falsely accused him Riviera implosion goes off without a hitch — VIDEO    

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            Ziggy Marley concert this Sunday in Flagstaff benefiting MAPS

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            Ziggy Marley, son of the famed reggae king, Bob Marley, will be in Flagstaff on Sunday June 5th at the Pepsi Amphitheater, Fort Tuthill from 5:30pm – 11:00pm. Gates open at 5:30pm; show at 7:00pm. This concert is in part a benefit for MAPS, a non-profit organization that creates medical contexts for marijuana and psychedelics through […]

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            Ryan Hurley, director of Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Department comments on Arizona Medical Cannabis Industry

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            Ryan Hurley Director of Rose Law Group Medical Marijuana Department was quoted in Marijuana Business Daily’s article “Arizona Medical Cannabis Industry Poised for Growth, Competition” by John Schroyer “Our market has been growing pretty steadily. The interesting thing is (the new licenses will) be primarily in populated areas – so mostly Phoenix, some in Tucson and […]

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            Legislation adopted to permit the VA to recommend medical marijuana

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            By Maria Ines Taracena | Tucson Weekly The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Thursday an amendment that would permit Veterans Affairs doctors to recommend medical marijuana to patients in states where using medicinal cannabis is legal—such as Arizona. The amendment was attached to a military appropriations bill. The Senate approved a similar amendment in […]

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            FIZZLED BILLS: Fireworks, marijuana and flex loans all went down in smoke

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            By Hank Stephenson and Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Lawmakers introduced 1,361 bills, memorials and resolutions in the 2016 legislative session, but in the end, most of those measures were left on the cutting room floor. Some were killed because they were just simply bad ideas. Others died in the name of politics, personality […]

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