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Poll: Majority of Arizona Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

According to an Emerson College poll released this week, a solid majority of voters in Arizona are in favor of the state legalizing marijuana for adults. “When voters were asked about legalization of marijuana, 53% approve and 39% disapprove”, states the poll. “Democrats (66%) and Independents (62%) are in strong support for legalization, while only …

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Legislation to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Arizona

A little over a month after Arizona voters narrowly defeated an initiative to legalize cannabis, a legislative bill to do the same has been filed in the state’s House of Representative. Representative Mark Cardenas (D-Louisville) has prefiled House Bill 2003 for the 2017 legislative session which begins next month. Specifically, the measure would allow those …

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Super Bowl Winning QB to Appear in Ad Supporting Arizona’s Legalization Initiative

The new TV Ad Featuring Super Bowl Champion Quarterback Jim McMahon is Set to Air During tomorrow’s Bears-Packers Matchup on Thursday Night Football; Watch Now by clicking here. During tomorrow’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers, the Arizona Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) will be airing a …

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Painkiller Producer Donates $500,000 to Fight Cannabis Legalization in Arizona

Surprise, surprise, the pharmaceutical industry is worried about the legalization of cannabis, a substance studies have shown reduces the use of painkillers. Insys Therapeutics, a painkiller manufacturer based in Chandler, Arizona, has donated $500,000 to Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, the main opposition group the Proposition 205 to legalize cannabis (up for a vote this November). …

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Arizona Poll Shows Cannabis Legalization in Position to be Approved this November

A new Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll has found that a plurality of voters in Arizona support legalizing cannabis. This is great news for proponents of Proposition 205, a cannabis legalization initiative being voted on this November. According to the poll – which has a margin of error of 3.4% – 50% of voters in Arizona …

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Arizona Supreme Court Rules Cannabis Legalization Initiative Will Be On November Ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court has put the final nail in the coffin (to state a cliche) of those trying to prevent a cannabis legalization initiative (Proposition 205) from being voting on this November. The highest court rejected a lawsuit by Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy calling on the initiative to be removed from the November …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona Reaches Milestone — 200,000 Signatures

The Arizona Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced today that it has collected more than 200,000 signatures in support of a proposed initiative to end cannabis prohibition in the state. Although this is well passed the 150,642 required to place the measure on this November’s general election ballot, the campaign plans to continue collecting …

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Arizona: Over 75,000 Signatures Collected on Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

Backers of an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in Arizona announced Thursday that their petition drive has surpassed the 75,000-signature mark, half of the 150,642 needed to place the measure on the November, 2016 general election ballot. “We’re finding that more than one out of every two registered voters we ask to sign is happy …

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Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Arizona

An initiative to legalize cannabis, titled the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, was filed today in Arizona. The proposal was filed with the Arizona Secretary of State by representatives of the Marijuana Policy Project, Safer Arizona and Arizona’s cannabis business community.  “It was a long and deliberative drafting process involving a diverse group of …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Arizona

A group called Arizonans for Responsible Legalization has filed an initiative with the state to legalize recreational cannabis, with a goal of putting the issue to a vote next year. “Arizonans for Responsible Legalization is committed to common sense regulation of the marijuana industry and ensuring the greatest benefit to taxpayers,” says Gina Berman, an …

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