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Medical marijuana should be barred on campus, top attorney general says

Posted by   /  June 9, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The state’s top prosecutor wants police to be able to arrest people for having marijuana on college and university campuses, even if they have a state-issued card allowing them to buy and use the drug. In new court filings Thursday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 8, 2017: Vegas judge between The Rock and a hard place

Posted by   /  June 8, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Marijuana, Regional News  /  No Comments

Las Vegas judge posts, removes doctored photo of ‘The Rock’ Despite Silicon Beach, Los Angeles is merely America’s 18th top tech city, report finds Nakamura is new chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court EPA gives Utah a break on meeting ozone standard Court Allows Colorado Couple to Sue Marijuana Growers

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Congress could free up banks to do business with marijuana companies

Posted by   /  June 6, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Marijuana  /  1 Comment

By Trey Williams | MarketWatch A bipartisan amendment is under consideration by Congress that would allow federally-regulated banking institutions to do business with marijuana companies without fear of federal repercussions. The amendment, brought forth by Florida Republican Matt Gaetz and Florida Democrat Darren Soto, would prohibit federal banking agencies from discouraging or penalizing banks for […]

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Health director: Alternative pain relief could help curb opioid abuse, deaths; Ryan Hurley, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Marijuana Dept. says cannabis an ‘off-ramp’ from addiction

Posted by   /  June 1, 2017  /  Health Care, Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Faced with an average of two deaths a day, the state’s top health official is looking for ways to curb the abuse of opioids, both legal and otherwise. And some of that may involve getting doctors to find alternative relief for patients with chronic […]

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Arizona judge rejects effort to lower fees for medical marijuana users

Posted by   /  May 19, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star A judge has rebuffed efforts by medical marijuana users to force the state to reduce the fees it charges patients. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Jo Lynn Gentry said she does not dispute that the Department of Health Services is collecting more from medical marijuana […]

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Vote set on whether medical marijuana businesses can be near churches

Posted by   /  May 15, 2017  /  Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Mesa Independent The Mesa Planning and Zoning Board on Wednesday is to vote on removing a requirement that medical-marijuana facilities be 1,200 feet from churches outside residential zoning districts. The meeting begins at 4 p.m. May 17 in the upper level council chambers, 57 E. First St. Board members will vote to recommend approval […]

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Recreational marijuana might be headed back to the ballot

Posted by   /  May 7, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Johana Restrepo | The Republic The Safer Arizona Cannabis Legalization Political Action Committee held a march in Phoenix on Saturday, joining groups around the country as part of the Million Marijuana March. The Arizona group’s mission: to legalize, decriminalize and repeal prohibition of cannabis in Arizona for recreational use for those age 21 and […]

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Capital for buying, upgrading legal marijuana business property increases

Posted by   /  May 3, 2017  /  Marijuana  /  No Comments

Most of the money goes to buying or upgrading indoor and outdoor farms and stores, survey says By Peter Grant | The Wall Street Journal More capital is flowing into the purchasing and upgrade of property tied to fledgling marijuana businesses in states where it has been legalized, according to statistics from Viridian Capital Advisors, […]

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Paying taxes in cash, marijuana companies have a lot to hash out with IRS

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Marijuana  /  No Comments

Thousands of companies involved in the $6.7 billion US cannabis industry are forced by disparities in state and federal law to conduct nearly all transactions in cash. By Clay Dillow | CNBC It’s Tax Day. No company likes handing money over to the tax collector, but for Oakland-based Harborside Health, settling up with the Internal […]

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New White House drug czar has quite an idea for where to put nonviolent drug users; could be hard on marijuana states

Posted by   /  April 12, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) will be President Trump’s drug czar, according to a report from CBS News. Marino’s congressional voting record is that of a hard-liner on marijuana issues, and he recently said that he’d like to put nonviolent drug offenders in some sort of “hospital-slash-prison.” As drug […]

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