Medical Marijuana

Move to Expand Uses of Medical Marijuana

May 9, 2012

Arizonans who say they suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder are hoping to get the right to use marijuana for medical purposes.

The 2010 voter-approved medical marijuana law allows those with a doctor's recommendation to obtain up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana every two weeks. While the measure bars use of the drug on public school campuses, there is no such ban at colleges and universities.

Howard Fischer / Capital News Service

The state's first medical marijuana dispensary could be up, operating and selling the drug legally by July. 

Brewer Drops Pot Suit

Jan 13, 2012

Governor Jan Brewer agreed today to drop her legal fight over medical marijuana dispensaries. 

Governor Jan Brewer decided today she will ask a federal judge to overturn the will of voters in creating a state medical marijuana law.