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Marijuana dispensary licensing under Smart and Safe Arizona Act, by RLG Partner and Cannabis Department Director Adam Trenk & law clerk Madelaine Bauer

Posted by   /  July 9, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Adam Trenk and Madelaine Bauer | Rose Law Group After Arizona’s effort to legalize marijuana failed in 2016, the four-year wait to try again is almost at its end, and a highly anticipated legalization initiative is back on the 2020 ballot. If the Act is passed, the Arizona Department of Health Services (“ADHS”) has […]

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Smart & Safe Arizona Act: Expungement of minor marijuana violations and how to petition the court, by RLG Partner, Cannabis Department Director Adam Trenk & law clerk Madelaine Bauer

Posted by   /  July 6, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Adam Trenk and Madelaine Bauer | Rose Law Group In Arizona this November an initiative called the Smart & Safe Arizona Act (the “Act”) will be on the ballot. If it passes it will mean the legalization of recreational marijuana in our state after years of criminalization. The legalization of marijuana will not only […]

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Citizen initiatives file petitions with signatures to spare

Posted by   /  July 4, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Cannabis and Hemp, Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

The campaign for the Invest in Education Act prepares to submit its petitions on July 2, 2020. /Photo courtesy Stand for Children Arizona/Twitter. By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Four ballot measures submitted their petitions by the deadline Thursday, and the campaigns say they are confident they have enough signatures to fend off any potential […]

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Group aiming to legalize recreational cannabis submits signatures; a ‘tremendous opportunity,’ says RLG Partner and Cannabis Department Director Adam Trenk

Posted by   /  July 2, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal A citizens initiative aiming at legalizing cannabis for adult use in Arizona filed 420,000 signatures with the Arizona Secretary of State Wednesday, more than the 237,645 required signatures to get the initiative on the November ballot. “Arizonans are ready to legalize cannabis, and this is the right policy […]

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Petitions delivered for vote to legalize recreational marijuana in state

Posted by   /  July 1, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

Employees of Petition Partners deliver paperwork Wednesday with about 430,000 signatures to put a measure on the November ballot to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults. /Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via PinalCentral Backers of a campaign to legalize recreational use of marijuana submitted about 420,000 signatures […]

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How Smart & Safe Arizona Act allows cities to prohibit recreational marijuana establishments, by Adam Trenk, RLG partner and director of cannabis, hemp departments

Posted by   /  June 30, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Adam Trenk and Madelaine Bauer | Rose Law Group Reporter As the world starts to emerge from the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis, with the dispensing of medical marijuana deemed essential, recreational marijuana entrepreneurs are waiting in the wings for the legalization of marijuana in Arizona. The Smart & Safe Arizona Act (the “Act”) is on […]

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Peoria resident heads Mint Dispensary operations

Posted by   /  June 26, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | Peoria Independent The Mint Dispensary has launched a contest in search of the best cannabis-infused creations. This is one of many things the medical marijuana dispensary has done to distinguish itself from the other legal peddlers of medical greenery out there. Raul Molina, a Peoria resident and chief operating officer and […]

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Tempe cannabis firm expects more than $67M from sale of California assets

Posted by   /  June 24, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Jeff Gifford | Phoenix Business Journal Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. says it will pocket $61.5 million in stock and cash after completing the initial closing of its divestment of assets in California, with another $6 million expected after a second closing. The Tempe-based medical marijuana company will receive $1.5 million in cash and […]

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DISPENSARY DISTANCING – Legal extent of rights to access of medical marijuana debated in Paradise Valley

Posted by   /  June 12, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Coronavirus  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent A public hearing on a potential amendment to the Town of Paradise Valley’s medical marijuana dispensary regulations ordinance has been continued five times since June 2019. Town Attorney Andrew Miller says there is no rush to make changes to the regulations, compounded by the COVID-19 matter and budget […]

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Tempe asked to lift size restrictions on medical marijuana cultivation facilities

Posted by   /  June 10, 2020  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Tempe City Council is looking at lifting restrictions on the size of medical marijuana cultivation facilities. Tempe currently limits cannabis grow facilities to 25,000 square feet. The Tempe Council is being asked to lift that size limit completely. Phoenix and Scottsdale also do not limit the […]

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