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Maricopa County Prosecutor Drops Challenge to Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act as Violation of Federal Law, Ceding Victory to ACLU

PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maricopa County Attorney William Montgomery has decided not to challenge the most recent ruling upholding Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act, as the deadline of December 11 to seek review by the United States Supreme Court has passed.

Anti-Marijuana Organization Creates Retaliation Billboards in Phoenix

Anti-Marijuana Organization Creates Retaliation Billboards in Phoenix

An organization of marijuana legalization opponents in Arizona has commissioned anti-marijuana billboards in the Phoenix area. Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy is responding to pro-marijuana billboards put up this past October by Weedmaps, a marijuana locating app.

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Corix Bioscience Purchases Pharmaceutical Development Corp LTD

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Corix Bioscience Inc. (OTCQB: CXBS) has purchased 100% of Pharmaceutical Development Corp., allowing Corix to commence selling its proprietary cannabis products internationally.

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WanaCapsXR to Enter Five New States; World’s Only Extended Release Cannabis Capsule Offers More Traditional Delivery Option for MMJ Patients

BOULDER,Colo., Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s top-selling infused products manufacturer, will provide its popular family of extended-release cannabis capsules, WanaCapsXR in five new states, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, Florida and Oregon.

Montel Williams Files Lawsuit To Shut Down Fraudulent Medical Cannabis Scams

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Montel Williams and Montel Williams Enterprises, Inc. have filed suit in Federal Court in Miami against several corporate entities including three based in Arizona along with Timothy Isaac, an Arizona resident and member of the three named Arizona entities, relating to claims of fraudulent online medical cannabis scams that are deceiving consumers.

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Digital Payments Platform Alt Thirty Six Selects Dash As Payment Method of Choice for New Retail Sectors

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Alt Thirty Six, a rising digital payments platform, has today announced it will integrate the top digital currency for payments, Dash, as a method of transaction between consumers, merchants, suppliers and vendors in new retail sectors.

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American Green Successfully Completes Transaction for the Purchase of Nipton, CA, Ahead of Schedule

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today American Green, Inc. (OTC: ERBB) has announced that after the necessary time to crystalize the first phase of its multi-year plan, it has started working in and around Nipton with locals and visiting specialists alike.

This Is Why PTSD Cannabis Research Needs the VA Secretary's Help Right Now

This Is Why PTSD Cannabis Research Needs the VA Secretary’s Help Right Now

On Aug. 6, 2017, Sue Sisley, M.D., sent a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin to request that he stop a Phoenix hospital’s obstruction of the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical cannabis in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans.

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Corix Bioscience, Inc. Signs Major Sales Agreement for up to 22,000 Pounds of Hemp per Month

PHOENIX, Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Corix Bioscience Inc. (OTCQB: CXBS), a next generation tissue cell culture to pharmaceutical grade cannabinoid oil (CBD) manufacturer, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Positively Green Organics LLC. for the resale of up to 22,000 pounds of industrial hemp per month.

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American Green Inc. Purchases Town of Nipton, California, with Plans to Develop Premier Cannabis Hospitality Destination

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today American Green, Inc. (ERBB:OTC) has announced its purchase of the town of Nipton, California, a 100-year-old community in San Bernardino county, and intends to modernize it into the country’s first energy-independent, cannabis-friendly hospitality destination.

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Herban Planet Launches Into Online Cannabis Space

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — It’s finally here, the ultimate guide to the cannabis universe. It’s taking the online cannabis industry to a new high. Herban Planet is the most complete cannabis guide available today for all things in the industry. From dispensaries, growers and business services, to green doctors, education, delivery services and more, there is no parallel.

Arizona Medical Marijuana Merger Creates State's Largest Operator

Arizona Medical Marijuana Merger Creates State’s Largest Operator

A recent Arizona medical marijuana merger has enabled a national marijuana company to become the largest operator in the Grand Canyon State. On July 11, 2017, Harvest merged with Modern Flower, a local cultivator, making Harvest the greatest license-holder for medical cannabis dispensaries and cultivation facilities in the state.

Harvest Merges with Modern Flower to Become Largest Medical Marijuana Operator in Arizona

Harvest Merges with Modern Flower to Become Largest Medical Marijuana Operator in Arizona

TEMPE, Ariz., July 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Harvest, a national medical marijuana operator based in Arizona, has merged with Modern Flower, a local marijuana cultivator and leading wholesale cannabis supplier. The merger allows Harvest to become the largest medical marijuana operator in Arizona, with more dispensary licenses and cultivation facilities than any other medical marijuana operator in the state.

Former Arizona Medical Marijuana Ban May Return to College Campuses

Former Arizona Medical Marijuana Ban May Return to College Campuses

Arizona medical marijuana users may have to use caution if they are looking to light up on college campuses. On June 8, 2017, Attorney General Mark Brnovich requested that the Arizona Supreme Court reevaluate a ruling made by the Arizona Court of Appeals this past April, which rejected a 2012 decision by the legislature to make possession of medical marijuana on college campuses a crime.

Arizona Medical Marijuana Users Denied Reduced Program Fees

Arizona Medical Marijuana Users Denied Reduced Program Fees

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has denied attempts by Arizona medical marijuana users to lower mandatory patient and caregiver fees. Though Judge Jo Lynn Gentry did not challenge patients’ claims that the Department of Health Services collects more money than is needed to keep the program running, she maintained that the courts are unable to alter the fees for Arizona medical marijuana users.

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Aphria Strengthens US Investment Platform, Increases Position in Copperstate Farms Investors to 18.5%

LEAMINGTON, Ontario, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX:APH)(OTCQB:APHQF), through its subsidiary Aphria (Arizona) Inc., is pleased to announce that it made an additional investment of $3 million (USD) in Copperstate Farms Investors, LLC (“Investors”).

Veterans Oppose Prohibition of Medical Marijuana on Arizona's College Campuses

Veterans Oppose Prohibition of Medical Marijuana on Arizona’s College Campuses

A veterans group is opposing Arizona’s prohibition of medical marijuana on college campuses, according to a March 14, 2017, article at 12News.com. The veterans’ update on their Change.org petition, posted March 12, 2017, claims the University of Arizona campus police are “ready to lock up medical cannabis patients.”

PTSD Marijuana Study Dispenses MMJ to First Military Veteran

PTSD Marijuana Study Dispenses MMJ to First Military Veteran

On Feb. 6, 2017, the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical marijuana in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans dispensed medical marijuana to its first veteran at the Scottsdale Research Institute in Phoenix.

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First Participant Enrolled in First-Ever Trial of Marijuana for Chronic PTSD in Veterans

PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On February 6, 2017, the first participant in the first-ever clinical trial of smoked marijuana (cannabis) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. veterans received cannabis at the Scottsdale Research Institute (SRI) in Phoenix, Ariz.

For-Profit Canadian Firm Acquires Profitable Arizona MMJ Businesses

For-Profit Canadian Firm Acquires Profitable Arizona MMJ Businesses

Canadian weed? It’s supposed to be pretty good.But Arizona medical marijuana? Super profitable. Ask the people from a Toronto firm who recently announced the “acquisition” — with caveats and disclaimers — of two Mesa dispensaries.

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NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Arizona Legal Cannabis Market State Profile along with the official Arcview Market Research market projection.

In Arizona, Two Sue Over State's Medical Marijuana Fees

In Arizona, Two Sue Over State’s Medical Marijuana Fees

At the end of 2015, Arizona’s five-year-old medical marijuana program had an $11.5 million surplus. State law says the program can only raise enough “sufficient to implement and administer” the medical marijuana program, so two users are suing over annual identification card fees, which are $150 per patient.

With Prop 205 Off, Arizonans Flock to Medical Marijuana Docs

With Prop 205 Off, Arizonans Flock to Medical Marijuana Docs

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.

As Voters Reject Prop. 205, MJ in Arizona to Remain Prescription-Only

As Voters Reject Prop. 205, MJ in Arizona to Remain Prescription-Only

Some said they voted against it because they don’t want stoned drivers on Arizona roadways. Others said they thought the measure was poorly written, saying it provided contradictory language on impaired driving.

AR: Voters could legalize marijuana for quarter of all Americans

Voters Could Legalize Marijuana For Quarter of All Americans

Potential victories in Arizona, Nevada, Massachusetts and Maine would fill in much of the rest of the West and extend recreational use to the Northeast. Opinion polls show voters favoring the initiative in all five states.In addition, measures to legalize medical marijuana or expand its use are on the ballot in North Dakota, Montana, Arkansas and Florida.

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New Prop. 205 GOTV Ad Paints Dim Picture of the Morning After Election Day if Supporters Forget to Vote

PHOENIX, Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol launched a new ad Friday aimed at turning out voters on Election Day by painting a dim picture of the morning after if Prop. 205 supporters fail to vote.

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Voters in Nine States Will Decide Whether to Roll Back Marijuana Prohibition on Tuesday

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Voters in nine states will decide whether to roll back marijuana prohibition on Tuesday, marking the biggest Election Day in history for marijuana policy reform.

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Colorado Officials Ask Prop. 205 Opponents to Stop Airing Ads That Feature ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’ Statements About Marijuana Tax Revenue and Teen Use in Colorado

PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado state officials are asking opponents of Prop. 205 to stop airing ads that “convey inaccurate and misleading statements about Colorado’s experience with regulating and taxing marijuana for adult use.”

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Oscar-winning Actress Encourages Arizona Voters to Support Prop. 205

PHOENIX, Oct. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arizona voters are receiving a phone message from Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon, encouraging them to “vote for taxing and regulating marijuana by voting ‘yes’ on Prop. 205.”

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LDS Leaders Want Members to Vote Against Recreational Marijuana

The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is urging its members in Arizona, California, and Nevada to vote against the legalization of recreational marijuana. The top three leaders in the church made their appeal in a letter, according to KUTV.com, website for the CBS affiliate in Salt Lake City.


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