Yavapai County Leads Arizona in Per Capita Medical Marijuana County Cardholders

The Daily Courier:  “Arizona’s more than 114,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed more than 29 tons of the drug last year. . . . That’s a 52 percent increase in the amount of pot legally sold in 2015. And the 2015 numbers themselves were double the prior year.  Yavapai County has the highest number of per capita medical marijuana cardholders in Arizona.”

By |2017-01-31T19:23:42-07:00January 31st, 2017|Stories & Articles|Comments Off on Yavapai County Leads Arizona in Per Capita Medical Marijuana County Cardholders

Arizona Medical Marijuana Sales Hit Record High

Phoenix New Times:  “More Arizonans than ever hold medical-marijuana cards, boosting state-legal cannabis sales — and the tax revenue from them — to a new record.  Arizona patients bought 29 tons of cannabis products in 2016, according to records published today by the state Department of Health Services. . . . That’s a 53 percent increase over last year’s 19 tons of cannabis products sold.”

See the “Arizona Medical Marijuana Program December 2016 Monthly Report.”

By |2017-01-25T07:47:48-07:00January 25th, 2017|Stories & Articles|Comments Off on Arizona Medical Marijuana Sales Hit Record High

Arizona Legislature Bill Would Prohibit Dispensaries from Moving

Capital Media Services:  “State lawmakers are moving to keep medical marijuana dispensaries in rural areas of the state from moving to cities.  On a 5-4 vote Monday, the House Committee on Military, Veterans and Regulatory Affairs approved legislation saying those who were the first to open marijuana stores following the 2010 voter approval of medical marijuana sales cannot move outside the areas where they first opened.”

By |2017-01-24T20:53:13-07:00January 24th, 2017|AZ Legislation, Stories & Articles|Comments Off on Arizona Legislature Bill Would Prohibit Dispensaries from Moving