Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

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Wait a Minute, Isn’t Marijuana Illegal?

By | November 29th, 2010|General|

I get this question a lot from folks.  While Congress has determined that it’s illegal to distribute and sell marijuana, several states have passed laws authorizing the distribution and use of marijuana for medical purposes.  Arizona will likely be the 15th state to do so if the election is certified today (November 29).  So, in [...]

Medical Marijuana (Cannabis) Implementation Schedule & Info

By | November 19th, 2010|General|

By now you probably know that Proposition 203, the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, appears to have passed after all (although the final determination will actually be made when the election is certified on November 29).  The Act identifies ADHS as the organization that’s responsible for carrying out the provisions of the law.  There will be several [...]

Post Election 203 Communications

By | November 2nd, 2010|General|

If Prop 203 passes today, we’ll definitely get flooded with phone calls from people that want information on how they can get a license to become a dispensary starting Wednesday.  There’s absolutely no way we could ever try to answer the inevitable questions over the phone.  Number 1, we won’t have full answers until at [...]

Selecting Marijuana Dispensaries

By | October 29th, 2010|General|

If Proposition 203 passes (the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act), one of our key decisions will be how to set up some kind of selection process for approving marijuana dispensary applications.  The Act states that the number of Cannabis dispensaries will be limited to 10% of the number of pharmacies in the state.  As of right [...]

Getting a Recommendation for Medical Marijuana

By | October 22nd, 2010|General|

Some of the most important words in the 13-page Arizona Medical Marijuana Act are: “Physician Patient Relationship” and “A Full Assessment of the Qualifying Patient’s Medical History”.   The real gatekeepers that’ll determine which applicants ultimately would qualify for a medical marijuana card are Arizona MDs, DOs, Naturopaths and Homeopaths, as they evaluate their patient's medical [...]