Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:00 pm
In November, Arizona voters are being asked — once more — to
allow the production, distribution and consumption of medically
No one was more excited than Tucson resident Frank Rodriguez, who suffers from chronic pain. Rodriguez has been fighting for medical marijuana for 45 years, after he was involved in a motorcycle accident.
Tucson resident Nancy Tate, left, hopes the legalization of medical marijuana will help her with a form a skin cancer on her nose. She hopes to use cannabis oil as a last resort. The next step will be surgery.
Kimberly Haslett, president of the Southwest Arizona Patient Alliance, left, says the group is a grassroots campaign aimed at protecting medical marijuana patients.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 4:00 am
Unless an appeal is filed, the Town of Marana will become the latest Community Health Analysis Area in the Tucson region to house a medical marijuana dispensary.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 3:00 am
The board of the directors of the newly formed Southwest Arizona
Patient Alliance were introduced to the public in northwest Tucson
last week. SWAPA is a program aimed at protecting patient rights as
the process to distribute medical marijuana in Arizona moves
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:00 am
State officials have begun the involved process of writing the
rules that will regulate the burgeoning medical marijuana
Thursday, November 14, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - As the medical community and many Americans come to accept the use of marijuana to treat a range of diseases and symptoms, state legislators are working to keep pace with laws concerning marijuana for medical use.
Nearly every state addressing medical marijuana legislation
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 4:00 am
On June 25, Catalina Hills Care, a marijuana dispensary, opened in Oro Valley.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 4:00 am
Oro Valley could become the second northwest-area town to receive a medical marijuana dispensary in about a month’s time.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 4:06 pm
Respecting the people’s opinion, and democracy, doesn’t appear to be the strong suit of many of our state’s lawmakers. No, instead, our state’s leaders continue to fight the 2010 voter-approved initiative that has made medical marijuana legal.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 3:00 am
The Marana Planning and Zoning Commission approved a
conditional-use permit for Progressive Herbal Care to move forward
with plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 6248 N. Travel
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
The voters have spoken, and they want medical marijuana.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
Voters still await the final outcome of a ballot initiative to
legalize medical marijuana in Arizona.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:00 pm
Marana does not want to encourage medical marijuana distribution
and cultivation within its town limits, and the town council has
directed Attorney Frank Cassidy to move forward with restrictive
zoning regulations ahead of the Nov. 2 vote on the Arizona Medical
Thursday, January 31, 2013 8:25 am
Last night, the Marana Planning Commission voted 4-1 in favor of allowing a medical marijuana dispensary at the location of 5390 W. Ina Road. Nature Med, as it is to be called, will be located in a preexisting building that will need renovation for operational purposes.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 7:53 am
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 4:00 am
Nature Med Inc., a marijuana dispensary, is now open in Marana.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4:00 am
Though still in the early stages of development, the Town of Marana could become one of the local jurisdictions to house a medical marijuana dispensary, to be located at 5390 W. Ina Road.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 11:00 pm
Marana has further tightened its medical marijuana ordinance,
adopting language that would prohibit medical marijuana
dispensaries or marijuana growing facilities within 1,000 feet of a
business "devoted to family recreation or entertainment."
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 4:32 pm
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 2:42 pm
On the afternoon of September 10, Detectives with the Community Response Unit (CRU) that are a part of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics and Special Investigation Section (NSIS), began an investigation regarding several complaints of suspicious activity at a residence.