Arizona Republic: “The national marijuana-policy group that largely bankrolled Arizona’s medical-marijuana initiative held an educational forum Monday to explain key parts of the law, federal marijuana statutes and how medical-marijuana programs were implemented in other states”
Arizona Republic: “Now that Arizona has become the 15th state to approve the use of medical marijuana, Valley school leaders say it will likely fall in the prescription-drug category, and any abuses will be handled the same as other prescription medications. . . . Medical marijuana will be yet another challenge to schools as they urge students to stay away from drugs, especially since prescription-drug abuse is most common among young people.”
Phoenix New Times: “Sheriff Joe Arpaio supports medicinal use of the good ganja? Well, at least that’s what the former DEA agent did during this clip from the 2007 documentary American Drug War: The Last White Hope. In it, Arpaio was asked his opinion on medical marijuana, as he stands in Tent City, surrounded by prisoners in bumble-bee stripes.
The East Valley Tribune has a question and answer session with Will Humble, Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, about Arizona’s new medical marijuana law.