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Recreational Marijuana Legalization Efforts Make a Comeback in Arizona

Same group that pushed issue in Colorado now has its eyes here; local drug use prevention groups worried.

Tucson Council Lifts Size Restrictions for Medical Marijuana Cultivation Sites

Councilwoman Uhlich says scratching overly restrictive regulations for local sites can help lower costs for patients.

AZ Week: Film Explores Whether Real 'El Chapo' Captured

Recent poll in Mexico shows country nearly split on believing drug lord was apprehended in February.

Medical Marijuana for PTSD Study May Move from UA

If university doesn't reinstate Sue Sisley as lead researcher, MAPS will move work to NAU, ASU.

Fired Medical Pot Researcher: 'We Were on Cusp of Implementing UA Study'

Sue Sisley was unexpectedly laid off from the university, stalling her research on marijuana as a possible treatment for PTSD.

AZ Week: 'El Chapo Will Never Be Extradited to US'

After an extensive manhunt one of most wanted drug lords Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman was captured in Feb.; many argue Mexico will never hand him over to US trial system.

ODs Leading Cause of Accidental Deaths in Pima County

Drug overdoses account for 34 percent of inadvertent fatalities in region; in 2013, 327 people died from this cause.

Arizona residents are getting to vote on medical marijuana as part of Proposition 203.

ACLU Suing to Add Cannabis Extracts to MMJ Law

Group files suit in name of 5-year-old with rare form of epilepsy; he's one of the few children in state to have a medical marijuana card.

Arizona residents are getting to vote on medical marijuana as part of Proposition 203.

AZ Dept of Health Services to Change Medical Marijuana Rules

Department says modifications come after a Superior Court ruling that called regulations unreasonable.

Border Patrol Agent Sentenced for Drug Smuggling

Agent Anaya will spend five years in prison for loading marijuana onto his patrol vehicle.

Ed Honea, Marana, Arizona Mayor

Marana Changes Rules About Growing Medicinal Marijuana

Town Council votes to make it illegal to grow drug unless it is for medical use within town limits.

Marijuana Legalization Group Plans to Target AZ Next

Same organization that aided successful effort to legalize the drug in CO hopes to use same method here.

Medical MJ Law May Not Protect Use of Certain Forms of Drug

This could potentially lead to criminal prosecution of dispensary operators, patients; such forms include edible resin.

Pima's Drug Treatment Alt to Prison Program Saves AZ Money

Offenders in program cost $10K, while offenders in prison cost $30K, report says; state has saved $1M.

AZ Week: Immigration Reformers Hopeful of House Action

Senate-style compromise is key, say Arizona's border congressmen, Democrats Grijalva and Barber.

Pima County Suspends TB Screenings

National shortage of testing liquid prompts cutbacks

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