Recreational Marijuana

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Marijuana Education Program Added to Social Equity License Application

Arizona adds an education program to apply for social equity license. A marijuana business education program has been added as a mandatory step for the process of applying for a social equity license in Arizona. The class will be offered for free by the Arizona Department of Health and Safety. This program will be required …

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The US Senate Introduced a Draft Bill to Legalize Marijuana.

A draft bill has been introduced to Congress with the potential to legalize marijuana at the federal level.  The conversation of legalizing marijuana at the federal level is starting once again with the unveiling of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer’s newest draft bill, the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act. This bill comes following the …

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Maricopa County 2020 Election Could Bring Big Change to Mass Incarceration

This election season is bringing the Maricopa County Attorney position to the ballot. The incumbent Allister Adel is concerned with keeping the status quo. However, during her tenure she has implemented smaller necessary changes, such as the policy that would drop marijuana-possession charges if the person was to obtain a marijuana card. The Democratic challenger, …

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AZ Federal Judge Upholds Child Abuse ‘Black List’

A Maricopa County federal judge dismissed a legal challenge to Arizona’s Department of Child Safety’s new child abuse blacklist policy. Recently, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge dismissed the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s challenge to the Arizona Department of Child Safety’s child abuse registry. This database provides a digital collection of child abuse offenders and …

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Could Recreational Marijuana Revenue Help Arizona’s Pandemic Recovery?

Recreational marijuana tax revenue has proven to be “pandemic proof” in other states, is it time for Arizona to legalize it to spur economic recovery? With the COVID pandemic still in full swing across the country, tax revenue streams are dwindling in the state of Arizona. In order to fund the necessary programs to help …

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