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Arizona’s adult-use cannabis initiative is making headway

Arizona's adult-use cannabis initiative is making headway

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 15, 2020

On Thursday, August 20, a voter initiative to legalize a commercial and regulated adult-use cannabis program in Arizona was approved by the Arizona Supreme Court. The successful ruling means that the proposal will be voted on at the forthcoming November ballot. Pro-pot lobbyists can breathe a sig...

Trump declares opioid crisis a ‘health emergency,’ but requests no funds

Trump declares opioid crisis a ‘health emergency,' but requests no funds

Sara Tiradossi

October 27, 2017

President Trump declared the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency on Thursday, a move intended to expand access to treatment and loosen current regulations. However, the declaration will not bring new dollars in the fight of the epidemic of drug overdose, that kills tens of thousands...

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