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Marijuana Recent Court Developments

In 2010, Arizona voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act to approve medical marijuana use for those with debilitating conditions such as cancer, muscle spasms and chronic pain.  Since 2010, over 36,000 Arizona residents have obtained licenses to smoke or grow marijuana. In a recent state court ruling, a judge upheld Arizona’s medical marijuana law…

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Closing Loopholes in Medical Marijuana Law

Phoenix Republican Senator Kimberly Yee is the primary sponsor of three medical marijuana bills aimed at closing “loopholes” in the 2010 voter-mandated medical marijuana law and providing university researchers with the opportunity to study the effects of medical marijuana.  One bill sponsored by Senator Yee directs Police to destroy medical marijuana that is seized by…

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Marijuana DUI Rules Just Got Tougher

Arizona DUI laws are very strict and cover drug-related impairment as well as alcohol-related impairment.  Even though new marijuana legislation is being passed in other states, it is important to remember that it is still illegal to use marijuana in Arizona.  If you are caught driving while under the influence of marijuana, you could face…