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Rose Law Group Partner Ryan Hurley answers the question: ‘Can you be fired for holding an MMJ card?”

Posted by   /  July 2, 2015  /  Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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AZLawHelp.org As an attorney practicing in the nascent field of Medical Cannabis law, one of the most common questions I get from medical marijuana patients is whether they can be fired by their employer simply for having a Medical Marijuana Card. The short answer is No. The long answer is much more complicated. Arizona’s Medical […]

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Pinal supervisors approve community-supported MMJ dispensary

Posted by   /  June 27, 2015  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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By Brian Wright |Maricopa Monitor The issue of medical marijuana dispensaries in Pinal County has at times been a controversial subject. No such controversy existed Wednesday when the Board of Supervisors approved a dispensary just outside the Florence town limits. Healing Healthcare, located off Arizona 79 just south of Florence on property formerly used for […]

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Medical marijuana: Cultivation site to open in Coolidge

Posted by   /  June 23, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Sarah Ruff | Maricopa Monitor When Ray Halbe found out his healthy wife had cancer, everything changed. After researching alternative methods to chemotherapy, the family decided to start using an oil extracted from marijuana to ease nausea symptoms caused by the chemo. “Her quality of life was impeccably changed,” the Coolidge resident said. “I […]

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How to legally invest in medical marijuana companies; Rose Law Group Partner Ryan Hurley discusses risks with CNBC

Posted by   /  June 22, 2015  /  Featured News, Medical Marijuana, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

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by Michelle Castillo | CNBC Score one for the stoners: The pot industry is poised to be gigantic as more states embrace legalization. And, if you want to get in on the ground floor, several advocates say now is the right time to bet big on marijuana. It’s important to note that the business is […]

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House votes for states’ rights on medical marijuana rules

Posted by   /  June 3, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Reid Wilson | morningconsult.com The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to allow states to set their own rules regulating medical marijuana, as part of a broader measure that would authorize another year of funding for the Justice Department. The amendment to the Commerce, Justice and Science appropriations bill, offered by Reps. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) […]

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Majority in poll favor marijuana legalization, research

Posted by   /  June 3, 2015  /  Government and Politics, Health Care, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

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By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times A new Rocky Mountain Poll finds that 53 percent of Arizonans back legalizing marijuana for adults, with only 39 percent opposed to the idea. The poll also shows that 83 percent of Arizonans now support the type of university research on the potential medicinal effects of marijuana advocated […]

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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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