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Four years after Arizonans narrowly approved medical marijuana, a new poll suggests that a slim majority favors full legalization.

Nearly four years after Arizonans narrowly approved medical marijuana, a poll suggests that a slight majority favors legalizing the drug. Fifty-one percent of those responding to the Behavior Research Center's Rocky Mountain Poll said the sale of marijuana should be legal. Read more» 4

Mike Ulinger, who retired after 30 years as a Phoenix firefighter, testified that he couldn’t go anywhere or do anything and became an alcoholic to self-treat post-traumatic stress disorder he attributes to his job.

On Tuesday, Mike Ulinger, who retired after 30 years as a Phoenix firefighter, and others urged the Arizona Department of Health Services to add PTSD to the list of debilitating conditions qualifying patients for medical marijuana. Read more»

Downtown Tucson Partnership CEO Michael Keith, Founder of the Bus Riders Union Brian Flagg, President and CEO of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Lea Marquez-Peterson, Financial Adviser Shelly Fishman, DUI Defense Attorney Jim Nesci Read more»

Interviews with Sen. Linda Lopez, Dr. Keith Boesen of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Arizona and Dan Turrentine of the Letter Carriers Association, plus Councilman Paul Cunningham Read more»

Interviews with defense attorney Jim Nesci on how DUI laws and medical marijuana intersect, plus the president of the Arizona Parent Education Network, Ann-Eve Pederson, along with Jim Nintzel from the Tucson Weekly and Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small. Read more»

Steve Cottrell founded AZ Med Testing, a medical marijuana testing laboratory, after Arizona voters approved the medicinal use of the drug in 2010.

The medical marijuana industry will create 1,500 jobs in Arizona, according to a new study sponsored by a medical marijuana trade group. Leading medical marijuana opponent says the study is flawed because it doesn't account for the cost of prosecuting those who will abuse the system. Read more» 1

In the Pew marijuana poll, 52 percent of Americans support legalizing the drug while 45 percent oppose it. Read more»

The world is embracing a more liberal approach to cannabis, and nearly three-quarters of Americans support giving patients access to the drug. But is medical marijuana the wonder-drug it's cracked up to be? (with video) Read more» 1

Authorities in Yavapai County last year seized items packaged like candy and food that they said was marketed as medical marijuana. A state lawmaker says such items, when legally sold, should be clearly labeled as medical marijuana.

For Sen. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, some edible medical marijuana products are too easy to mistake for candy and should be labeled clearly by law. Hers is among several bills legislative session addressing how the medical marijuana system approved in 2010 should work. Read more»

Brian Anapol participates in a rally outside the State Capitol against a proposal to have another statewide vote on medical marijuana.

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»

A scale holding marijuana at weGrow.

A lawmaker wants to have another statewide vote on medical marijuana. A resolution by Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, would put the issue on the 2014 ballot. Kavanagh said there's good cause to believe most Arizona voters no longer support the program. Read more»

The Friday Focus spotlighted Will Humble, Arizona Health Services director, plus the Reporters' Roundtable with Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial writer for the Arizona Daily Star, and Jimmy Boegle, editor of the Tucson Weekly. Plus, Matt Russell, "Tucson's Culinary Cruiser" had the Weekend Watch. Read more»

An extra medical marijuana plant (or seven) grew into a pot bust for a Sierra Vista woman on Friday when she pulled over-the-line plants from their pots and tossed them outside as police were responding to a domestic violence call. Read more»

Interviews with U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, and the GOP state Senate candidate in LD9, Tyler Mott; plus attorney Don Loose. Read more»

Will Humble, director of the Arizona Department of Health Service, talks with Cronkite News Service reporters on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.

Arizona has done a better job than other states at developing a medical marijuana system that discourages cheating, but there's no way to guarantee that some people won't use it for recreational purposes, the state's top health official Will Humble said Wednesday. Read more»

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