Arizona Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

AZ Cannabis Farmer’s Market Club Raided by SWAT

John Schroyer  | May 18, 2015

Nine people were arrested at five locations after an Arizona SWAT team raided a medical cannabis club in the Phoenix area. The 7Ten Club was known for hosting marijuana farmer’s markets twice a week.

The Club was the site of at least 18 illegal cannabis … [Continue]

Arizona Businesses, Advocates Unite Behind Single MJ Measure

John Schroyer  | April 17, 2015

The formerly fractured Arizona marijuana community emerged as a united front on Friday, with representatives from three separate organizations backing a single ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016.

Political differences on how the measure should be worded seemed to be coming to a … [Continue]

New Doctor Requirement Could Dampen Arizona’s MMJ Market

Tony C. Dreibus  | April 13, 2015

Arizona dispensaries could see fewer new patients after the state’s governor signed a bill forcing naturopathic doctors to provide documentation on medical marijuana recommendations.

The new rule, which take effect on July 3, say that Continue]

MPP Director Threatens Arizona Cannabis Dispensaries Over Legalization Rift

John Schroyer  | April 1, 2015

By John Schroyer

The Marijuana Policy Project’s executive director is threatening to spend thousands of dollars to disrupt a pair of Arizona dispensaries, saying a key staffer of the businesses who also headed up MPP’s campaign to legalize recreational cannabis in the state will “pay … [Continue]

Chart of the Week: Arizona’s Cannabis Cultivation Over-Capacity

Becky Olson  | March 23, 2015

By Becky Olson

According to data gathered by Benchmark Commercial Real Estate (BMCRE) in Arizona, the amount of square footage approved for potential cannabis cultivation massively exceeds what the current medical marijuana – or even the future recreational – in-state market will bear.

The state … [Continue]