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Judge rules counties can't change zoning laws to prohibit pot dispensaries

PHOENIX — Counties cannot do an end-run around the Medical Marijuana Act by changing their zoning laws to make it impossible to open a dispensary, a judge ruled Monday.

October 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona law restricting homegrown medical marijuana is challenged

Arizona law restricting homegrown medical marijuana is challenged

PHOENIX — A constitutional right to control your own health care is not a right to grow your own medical marijuana, according to an attorney for the state’s top health official.

September 17, 2013 6:30 pmLoading…

Marana to consider ban on marijuana farms

The town of Marana embraces its agricultural heritage, but town leaders aren’t sure they want to extend that welcome to farms that grow medical-grade marijuana.

September 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Marana shop owners aim to boost healthful use of marijuana

On Ina Road, between Silverbell Road and Interstate 10 sits a small clinic, surrounded by a large fence with minimal signage. Patrons are required to buzz in for access.

August 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pot dispensaries get deadline delay

PHOENIX - Arizona's first wave of medical marijuana dispensaries is going to get more time to open its doors.

August 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. court rejects request to delay medical pot dispensary

PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals this afternoon rebuffed a request by Maricopa County to delay a medical marijuana dispensary.

December 20, 2012 12:48 pmLoading…

AZ Court of Appeals to consider case on document delay for pot dispensary

PHOENIX - The state Court of Appeals will consider whether to at least delay an order for Maricopa County to provide the necessary paperwork for a Sun City medical marijuana dispensary to open.

December 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Judge upholds Arizona medical marijuana law

Judge upholds Arizona medical marijuana law

PHOENIX — State and county officials cannot refuse to process applications for medical marijuana dispensaries just because the drug remains illegal under federal law, a trial judge ruled today.

December 04, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

Tucson's first dispensary for medical pot gets approval

Tucson's first medical marijuana dispensary has received state approval to open. Now the owner has to decide on a date.

November 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Limits to legal grow-your-own marijuana coming to Phoenix, Tucson

PHOENIX — A clock is now ticking to end the legal right of medical marijuana cardholders in the Phoenix area to grow their own.

November 16, 2012 11:30 amLoading…
Horne goes to court to stop Arizona’s marijuana dispensaries

Horne goes to court to stop Arizona’s marijuana dispensaries

PHOENIX — The state’s top prosecutor asked a judge this morning to void a key provision in the state’s two-year-old medical marijuana law.

August 23, 2012 11:25 amLoading…

Arizona employers can check workers' medical-pot status

Do you have an employee who thinks he can show up at work with his clothes reeking of marijuana and get away with it just by saying the doctor told him to inhale?

August 18, 2012 2:01 pmLoading…
Arizona awarding certificates for 100 pot dispensaries

Arizona awarding certificates for 100 pot dispensaries

PHOENIX — State officials have started picking winners for nearly 100 certificates to run medical marijuana dispensaries in what is a key implementation step for the voter-created health program.

August 07, 2012 10:17 amLoading…

Arizona AG says he will fight to keep pot dispensaries from opening

PHOENIX — Attorney General Tom Horne is going to seek a court ruling that the planned medical marijuana dispensaries are illegal and cannot be opened.

August 06, 2012 4:50 pmLoading…

Arizona pot dispensary applications now open

PHOENIX — State health officials are now accepting applications from medical marijuana dispensaries.

May 14, 2012 8:33 amLoading…

Phoenix pot clinic to open soon

PHOENIX — Medical marijuana users in Phoenix are just a few weeks away from seeing their first center open.

February 03, 2012 9:19 amLoading…

Medical pot dispensaries could open in Arizona by summer

PHOENIX — The state's first medical marijuana dispensaries could be up, running and selling the drug by mid July.

January 24, 2012 5:38 pmLoading…

Medical marijuana blocked in many communities

More and more states are saying yes to medical marijuana. But local governments are increasingly using their laws to just say no, not in our backyard.

January 09, 2012 2:03 pm Related Loading…

Brewer cites federal law in medical pot legal fight

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer decided today to ask a federal judge to overturn the will of the voters in enacting a medical marijuana law.

December 14, 2011 3:03 pmLoading…


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