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House rejects proposal to let VA doctors recommend medical marijuana

Posted by   /  May 1, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Cristina Marcos | The Hill The House rejected a proposal Thursday to allow doctors at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals to discuss the use of medical marijuana with patients. Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s (D-Ore.) amendment to the first fiscal 2016 appropriations bill of the year, which funds the VA and military construction projects, failed narrowly […]

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Marijuana dispensary permit renewed by Pinal County

Posted by   /  April 25, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  3 Comments

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By Raquel Hendrickson | inMaricopa.com Marijuana dispensary permit renewed by county A medical marijuana dispensary on Papago Road has its permit renewed for two more years. Maricopa’s medical marijuana dispensary will continue for at least another two years. Ponderosa Releaf’s renewal of a special-use permit was approved by the Pinal County Board of Supervisors this […]

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Sisley on CNN’s ‘Weed’ show Sunday

Posted by   /  April 16, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Media and Entertainment, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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TucsonWeekly Arizona is going to be on the spotlight this Sunday on CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution. Gupta followed Sue Sisley—who was ousted from the University of Arizona last summer (she says because of political pressure over the “controversy” of her marijuana research)—to discuss her study on medical marijuana as a […]

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Medical marijuana on ASU campus lights up lawsuit

Posted by   /  April 13, 2015  /  Courts, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Mark Remillard | KTAR After two big rulings on medical marijuana were handed down by the Arizona Supreme Court last week, the justices could soon be hearing yet another case. An attorney for Arizona State University student Andre Maestas has petitioned the court to hear whether Maestas should be charged with felony marijuana possession […]

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Court rules medical marijuana patients on probation may continue drug

Posted by   /  April 7, 2015  /  Courts, Featured News, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Michael Kiefer | The Arizona Republic The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday issued two rulings banning courts and prosecutors from denying marijuana use as a term of probation if the convicted felons have valid medical marijuana cards. In one case, a man convicted of possessing marijuana for sale in Cochise County was forbidden from […]

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Plans halt for 20-acre Phoenix marijuana-cultivation site

Posted by   /  April 1, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Medical Marijuana, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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NOTE: Rose Law Group successfully represented property owners opposed to this proposal. By Brenna Goth | The Republic | azcentral.com Plans are off to bring a medical-marijuana cultivation facility near a north Phoenix neighborhood, quelling the outrage of residents fighting the zoning variance that would allow it near their homes. The application withdrawn by Tempe-based Tryke […]

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Path to success involves navigating legal obstacles by Rose Law Group Attorney Jana Weltzin in ‘Marijuana Venture Magazine’

Posted by   /  March 31, 2015  /  Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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by Jana Weltzin, Rose Law Group Attorney | Marijuana Venture Magazine To be seen as a valid, legitimate industry, treat it as such The cannabis industry continues to emerge and evolve, proving it’s not just a passing fad, but a valid and legitimate economic force. However, many of its key players struggle to comprehend the […]

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Sisley’s medical marijuana for PTSD study approved by feds

Posted by   /  March 30, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Cooper Rummell | KTAR An Arizona-based psychiatrist and marijuana researcher is moving forward with a controversial cannabis study that could have nationwide implications. Just months after her termination from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Dr. Sue Sisley has been given the go-ahead from the federal government for the study and has secured […]

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Marijuana law in Pinal County called ‘grand experiment’

Posted by   /  March 22, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Raquel Hendrickson | inMaricopa.com Medical marijuana is coming back before the Pinal County Board of Supervisors. In a work session with the Planning & Zoning Commission set for Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., the supervisors will discuss future land use and public policy on prescriptive marijuana. The topic most recently came up in an involved […]

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[EDITORIAL] Sensible bill on medical marijuana; Rose Law Group Partner Ryan Hurley praises ‘historic’ bill

Posted by   /  March 11, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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The New York Times (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) Three senators, two Democrats and a Republican, introduced a bill on Tuesday that would allow patients to use marijuana for medical purposes in states where it is legal, without fear of federal prosecution for violating narcotics laws. The bill makes a […]

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