Arizona

Tue
20
Oct

Billboard mocks anti-marijuana fear tactics

Be unafraid. Be very, very unafraid.

The only reason Arizona residents would vote against a ballot proposal legalizing marijuana in a way that treats pot like alcohol --  is fear.

That’s it. That’s the only argument against it:

FEAR!

We know already that fear tactics will be the primary strategy used by those opposed to legalization. Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk, who is serving as vice chairwoman of Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, and is doing everything she can to make the case against marijuana legalization by scaring people.

Fri
09
Oct

Lexaria Announces Product Update and International Expansion

KELOWNA, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 8, 2015 / Lexaria Corp. (LXRP) (CSE: LXX) (the "Company" or "Lexaria") is pleased to announce that the manufacturing process to infuse active hemp oil utilizing Lexaria's patent pending technology designed to provide higher bioavailability, has been completed for both coffee and hot chocolate. Both products are currently under packaging development and will be available for our customers soon.

Mon
05
Oct

Qualifying Conditions For Cannabis By State

Alaska

Qualifying conditions to become a medical marijuana patient in Alaska include:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Nausea
  • Muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Pain
  • Seizures

For a complete list of qualifying conditions and guidelines, please refer to Alaska’s application for medical marijuana registry

 

Arizona

Qualifying conditions to become a medical marijuana patient in Arizona include:

Mon
05
Oct

Recreational marijuana may fund public education

Marijuana regulation in Arizona could assist K-12 funding

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is collecting signatures to tax sales of marijuana to fund public education and the Arizona Dept. of Health Services.

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, sponsored by a national advocacy group called the Marijuana Policy Project, wants to “sensibly” tax the retail sales of recreational marijuana in Arizona. According to the campaign website, regulatemarijuanainarizona.org, the campaign will raise millions and the majority of the tax revenue will go toward funding public education in Arizona.

Mon
28
Sep

Marijuana bundle drops from sky and slams into Arizona family's carport

  • Maya Donnelly heard a crash at night but thought it was thunder
  • When she investigated the next morning she found the black bundle, which has a street value of around $10,000  
  • Police think it was accidentally dropped by a drug smuggler's aircraft or a pilotless drone
  • Mrs Donnelly lives with her husband and their three teenage daughters in Nogales, close to the US-Mexico border
  • She said she was grateful no one was injured or killed during the bizarre incident - including their pet German shepherd
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Sun
27
Sep

24-Pound Bundle Of Marijuana Crashes Through Arizona Family's Roof, Destroys Doghouse

The morning of September 8 started with a bang — literally — for an Arizona family living in Nogales, a border town along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the Nogales International. In the wee hours of the morning, Bill and Maya Donnelly were startled awake by a loud crashing sound. Thinking it was a storm, the family went back to sleep. But when they investigated later in the morning, what they found shocked them: a 24-pound bundle of marijuana — likely dropped from a passing plane — had crashed through the roof of the family’s garage and destroyed the family dog’s, Hulk’s, doghouse.

Thu
24
Sep

Which States Will Vote On Marijuana Legalization In 2016?

The 2016 Election is not that far away, especially for campaigns. Signature deadlines vary across the country, but they will be up sooner than later. Campaigns are working very hard to get marijuana legalization on the ballot in many states, some having better chances than others of making it on the ballot. I was hopeful that over a dozen states would make the ballot in 2016, and maybe there will be some significant changes that help some states catch up. But for now, below are the states that I feel will make the ballot, and in the case of Nevada, already have made the ballot:

California

Mon
21
Sep

Arizona: Marijuana ballot initiative appears inevitable

TUCSON – Supporters and opponents of marijuana legalization believe Arizona voters will decide the issue in November 2016.

The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Arizona announced it has gathered 75,000 signatures for a ballot initiative. It needs about 150,000. The campaign wants to gather 230,000 in anticipation of invalid signatures.

Seth Leibsohn is the chairman of Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, which opposes legalization.

“They have paid almost a million dollars to a professional firm to collect signatures.” He said. “You could collect signatures for anything at that price. So I've never doubted that they could get on the ballot.”

Sun
20
Sep

Weekly US Cannabis Spot Price Index

U.S. Cannabis Benchmark Spot Index down 9% to $1,948 as harvest begins. The national price decreased by $185 per pound week-on-week, after reaching $2,133 last week, in what currently appears to have been the seasonal peak.

The fall harvest season has begun. Depending on local climate and the strains being grown, outdoor growers will generally harvest from mid-September to mid-November. Kushes and other indica-dominant strains are ready for harvest earlier, while sativa-dominant varieties require more time to mature if they are to be considered high-quality and exhibit fully the characteristics desired by consumers.

Thu
17
Sep

Arizona Marijuana Legalization Campaign's Picking Up Signatures Fast

A campaign to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and older in Arizona has picked up 75,000 signatures already, an achievement that makes the proposal ever more likely to appear on the state's 2016 ballot.

J.P. Holyoak, chair of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, says today that his group is about one-third of the way toward its goal to turn in 230,000 signatures before the July 2016 deadline. More than 150,000 signatures are needed to qualify for the ballot, but ballot-measure campaigns always shoot for a much higher number knowing that many will be thrown out for various reasons.

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