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Initiative to Legalize Marijuana Filed in Arizona, Advocates Aim for 2018 Ballot

An initiative to legalize the possession, cultivation and license distribution of marijuana has been filed in Arizona. The proposal was filed with Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan by the nonprofit political action committee Safer Arizona. The measure would legalize the possession of cannabis for those 21 and older, while allowing them to cultivate up …

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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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Discount Tire Donates $1 Million to Fight Legalization in Arizona: Time for a Boycott

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The Discount Tire Co. has just contributed $1 million to the primary campaign working to defeat Arizona’s Proposition 205, which would legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older and is up for a vote next month. Discount Tire, the largest privately help company in Arizona and one of the largest companies throughout the country with …

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Just 3 Weeks Until These 5 States Vote to Legalize Cannabis

We are now just three weeks and two days away from the November 8th election. During this election, five states will be voting on the legalization of cannabis for recreational use. Three additional states (Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota) are voting on medical cannabis legalization. Below is a short summary of all five recreational legalization …

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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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Superior Court Judge Rules Arizona’s Legalization Initiative Can Appear on November Ballot

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit today filed by opponents of Proposition 205, which would legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older; the goal of the lawsuit was to keep the measure off the November ballot. “We are pleased with the court’s ruling and that Arizona voters will be able to exercise …

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Arizona Cannabis Legalization Initiative Placed on November Ballot as Proposition 205

Arizona officials today announced that the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol submitted enough valid signatures for their cannabis legalization initiative to be placed on the November ballot; it will appear as Proposition 205. The group submitted 258,582 signatures at the end of June, far greater than than the 150,642 required to put the measure …

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Federally Approved Medical Marijuana Study Seeking Arizona Veterans

By Kaila White, AZCentral.com Within a month or two, Arizona researchers will accept applications for a small number of veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder to participate in a study in north Phoenix on medical marijuana’s effects on the disorder. The study is federally approved by the Food and Drug Administration and licensed by the Drug Enforcement Administration. It will study 38 veterans …

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Over 250,000 Signatures Submitted on Arizona Initiative to Legalize Cannabis

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) today submitted 258,582 total signatures to the Arizona Secretary of State for their initiative to legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older. This is far greater than than the 150,642 required to put the measure to a vote of the people this November. “We are very encouraged …

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