Stories tagged: "Maricopa County Attorney's Office"

Mayor Kate Gallego
No Charges for Officer Who Allegedly Threatened to Shoot Phoenix Mayor

A Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesperson said it “cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officer’s statements constituted a ‘true threat.’ The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it won’t file criminal charges against a Phoenix police officer who allegedly threatened to shoot the city’s mayor. Mayor Kate Gallego was given additional law...

An employee at a medical marijuana dispensary, trims leaves off marijuana plants in the company's grow house. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Legal Weed is Coming. Some Arizona Counties Are Still Hazy on How They’ll Get It Rolled Out.

A law allowing for the recreational use of marijuana will soon be in effect, but how quickly it will impact people’s lives could depend on where they live.

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Maricopa County Drops Charges for Marijuana Offenses Covered by Prop 207

All pending cases in the county for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana, paraphernalia, or marijuana concentrates will be dismissed.