Saturday, November 13, 2010

BREAKING: Medical marijuana now legal in Arizona; AZ is 15th state to allow

Upon the completion of the counting of absentee ballots, Proposition 203 allowing medical marijuana in Arizona appears to have passed by a slim margin of just over 4,400 votes.

from Politics and World News:

The law allows up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every two weeks, and there can be only one dispensary per 10 pharmacies. If you live 25 miles or more from a dispensary, you can grow your own personal use marijuana, but only if you have a prescription.

Oregon's Ballot measure 74 did not pass, but the reason was that there were concerns that the failure to limit the number of dispensaries allowed in the state would encourage illicit sales.

Proponents of cannabis legalization, however, were disappointed when Proposition 19, which would have legalized marijuana across California, failed by a relatively narrow margin in November elections.


Jan said...

Good to know.

susan said...

Maybe they'll legalize magic mushrooms next and people can begin returning to sanity by way of visions. It was interesting to read a report recently that stated alcohol is the most dangerous drug.

Border Explorer said...

Ha ha. Shows how totally off-target the whole policy is when we must fight to make medicine legal.

Thanks, Jan and susan for chiming in.