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Arizona Court rejects immunity argument made by patients who consumed cannabis in their car

Arizona Court rejects immunity argument made by patients who consumed cannabis in their car

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 22, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis

The Arizona Court of Appeals has charged two medical cannabis patients with misdemeanor convictions for consuming the therapeutic plant inside a parked car. Being enrolled in Arizona's medical cannabis program does not mean that patients are exempt from punishment if caught consuming weed in a vehicle, whet...

Arizona might finally pass bill for lab testing to ensure medical cannabis is free of contaminants

Arizona might finally pass bill for lab testing to ensure medical cannabis is free of contaminants

Annureet Kaur

January 30, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis

Republican lawmaker Sen. Sonny Borrelli was able to convince majority of the Legislature to sign his initiative to require lab testing to ensure medical cannabis is free of mold and contaminants. The proposal would require over $2 million dollars to do the testing, which is a small fraction of the...

Attorney claims Arizona’s fee for medical cannabis patients is too high

Attorney claims Arizona’s fee for medical cannabis patients is too high

Sara Tiradossi

November 15, 2017


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

Lawyer Sean Berberian claimed this week that the Arizona medical cannabis program is illegally charging registered patients an excessive fee for access to the state-approved medicine. The price of a permit that allows patients to purchase legal cannabis from a dispensary has been an annual fee of...

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