With Prop 205 Off the Table, Arizonans Flock to Medical Marijuana Docs

Medical-marijuana doctors and certification centers report seeing an increase in appointments over the two days following the negative election results of Proposition 205.

The measure to legalize marijuana in Arizona appears to have failed, though the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Arizona is waiting for all the votes to be counted before making an announcement. The Associated Press called the race for the "no" side late Tuesday night.

Even before then, in the weeks running up to the election, staff at some certification centers around the state noticed that more people were inquiring how to get a medical-marijuana card. Some centers have been flooded with phone calls since Wednesday morning, when people awoke to the news that the adult-use measure had likely failed.

"We have been slammed," says the receptionist at one west-side Phoenix center, Sun Valley Certification Clinic, adding that many of the...

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