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Critics say 'social equity' marijuana licenses will just make cannabis giants richer

The final licenses to sell marijuana in Arizona are set to be given out through the social equity program - but the reality is that bureaucratic hurdles, corporate greed and a rapidly consolidating marijuana market will drive those profits directly into the hands of large companies.... Read more»

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Arizona lawmakers approve $250,000 to research marijuana ‘psychosis’

Arizona lawmakers on the final day of the legislative session approved spending $250,000 to research connections between marijuana use and “psychosis,” an idea promoted by a controversial book that scientists have panned as “junk science”.... Read more»2

GOP stronghold no more: Democrats winning big in Maricopa County

Maricopa County's days as a Republican bastion could be coming to an end, as Democrats ended election night with leads in county races up and down the ballot, holding onto advantages in nearly every countywide race and possibly winning an unexpected takeover of the Board of Supervisors.... Read more»

No charges for trooper in Dion Johnson’s death, family will file civil suit

Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel said her office won't criminally prosecute Trooper George Cervantes for shooting and killing 28-year-old Dion Johnson.... Read more»