Sponsored by
norml

normlRSS

Despite loss in Az, recreational pot backers upbeat about future

Of five states with recreational marijuana on the ballot this fall, Arizona was the only state where the initiative failed, after supporters ran into a well-funded opposition campaign backed by political heavyweights. But that hasn’t stopped advocates from looking ahead and predicting legalization... Read more»

Ducey blasts marijuana reform in ‘values voter’ speech in D.C.

Gov. Doug Ducey told a Washington audience this weekend that the movement to legalize recreational marijuana is “a battle for the minds and future of our children’s lives.”... Read more»

Medical marijuana supporters rally against plan for new vote

On Thursday, a few dozen supporters rallied outside the State Capitol against legislation calling for a new statewide vote on medical marijuana. “I’m not an outlaw. I’m not a criminal, I just want to be well,” said Brian Anapol. “I got the card six months ago and it cut my pain medication intake in half."... Read more»

Thousands get medical marijuana cards, despite legal tangle

More than 7,500 Arizonans had been approved for personal medical marijuana licenses as of Wednesday, despite a well-publicized court battle that has delayed implementation of other parts of the law.... Read more»

Marijuana

Willie Nelson: The red-headed exception

The authorities in Hudspeth County have realized what the rest of us have known for years: Before you start investigating the funny smell emanating from his tour bus, remember that he's Willie Nelson. The usual rules don't apply.... Read more»

Pot activists take to Tucson streets to advocate legalization

Marijuana advocates marched through the streets of Tucson on Tuesday in an effort to raise public awareness and encourage legalization of the drug.... Read more»1

Border

Unlikely alliance pushes legalizing pot

Drugs and violent crime have created an unlikely commonality between a pro-marijuana group and law enforcement officials, both of whom think that legalizing pot would eliminate the driving force behind much of the illicit drug trade along the border.... Read more»1