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Everything You Need to Know About Marijuana in Arizona

Your guide to recreational marijuana in Arizona — for both aspiring and experienced stoners alike. Arizonans overwhelmingly voted to legalize marijuana and weed officially became legal for recreational use last year for anyone over the age of 21. But legalization came with lots of questions about buying, using, and everything else from the curious to...

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Can My Job Still Fire Me For Getting High on My Own Time? Your Arizona Legal Weed Questions Answered

We asked an attorney some of the biggest questions about recreational weed in Arizona. Recreational marijuana is now legal thanks to Arizona voters. However, legal weed seems to have brought more questions than answers, ranging from where you can smoke to getting your hands on seeds to start growing plants at home. The Copper Courier...

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How High: What Arizonans Need to Know About Weed and Driving

Tl;dr: Drugs and cars still shouldn’t mix.  The legalization of recreational marijuana seemed to bring more questions than answers — especially when it comes to driving. How high is too high to drive? Is the smell of marijuana in a car alone enough to get someone arrested on suspicion of a DUI? Can a passenger...

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What to Expect for Arizona’s First Year of Legal Weed

Recreational weed is legal, but state health officials are still working to finalize the details before sales start. Recreational weed has officially been legal in Arizona for nearly three weeks now.  The passing of Prop 207 during the recent election means it’s legal for adults over the age of 21 to possess up to an...

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Recreational Weed May Be Legal, But Some Arizona Cities Have More Rules Than Others

Prop 207 gave cities the right to make decisions about limiting recreational marijuana operations and some are taking full advantage of that. Marijuana is now legal statewide and recreational sales are slated to start next year. But cities across the state are voting in new restrictions that could make it harder for some to get...

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House Democrats Just Voted to Decriminalize Weed. Now the Bill Goes to the GOP-Controlled Senate.

“For far too long, we have treated marijuana as a criminal justice problem instead of as a matter of personal choice and public health."

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Here’s How to Expunge That Pesky Marijuana Offense From Your Record

Bookmark this page for county-specific information regarding expungement as it becomes available. Criminal records can be expunged beginning July 21.