June 16, 2016 A new nationwide study in the United States has found that there is absolutely no evidence that legalizing the use of medical marijuana leads to increased marijuana use amongst teenagers. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry Journal, showed no significant difference in adolescent marijuana use in all 21 states with medical […]
AZfmr’s Campaign to LEGALIZE and Regulate Marijuana (I-14-2016) Vs. MPP’s Campaign to Regulate and Tax Marijuana (I-08-2016) Top 3 Differences between our Arizona Marijuana Legalization initiatives: 1) Our initiative to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana makes possession of 1 Ounce of Marijuana LEGAL and reduces the criminal penalties for Possession of […]
On May 19, 2015, the Campaign to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana has officially filed the necessary paperwork with the Arizona Secretary of State to begin collecting signatures for an initiative to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana in Arizona in 2016. This new Marijuana Legalization initiative actually seeks to keep marijuana consumers out of jail and prison […]
Since the practice of “Dabbing” has become so mainstream, people have been buying up Grade 2 Titanium Nails and Butane Torches like crazy. Many people have been wondering if they can use a cheaper Propane Torch, instead of a Butane Torch, when heating their Titanium Nail or Titanium Pad. The short answer is NO, you […]
On 4/17/15, MPP released the final draft of their 2016 marijuana regulation initiative to the media, prior to releasing the draft to the Arizona marijuana community. Later that same afternoon, MPP held a Press Conference at the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office to announce that they had just officially filed their marijuana regulation initiative. The […]
On 04/09/15, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) released the nearly final draft of their 2016 Arizona Marijuana Regulation Initiative. You can read the proposed initiative in it’s entirety here: MPP AZ Draft 4.9.15 In an email sent out on 04/09/15, MPP’s attorney Heather Azzi said; If you catch any mistakes or have any feedback for […]
After the newly formed group Arizonans for Responsible Legalization (ARL) announced their intention to run a competing marijuana initiative against MPP, the Director of MPP, Rob Kampia, sent out an email to the ARL and (somehow the Arizona marijuana activist groups) to address the issue. In his email to Gina, Rob goes on to say; […]
In a bizarre twist; A group of medical marijuana dispensary owners who were previously working WITH MPP to draft a marijuana legalization initiative, have now announced that they are filing a competing marijuana legalization initiative against MPP! The new group is calling themselves Arizonans for Responsible Legalization (ARL), and the Chairperson is Gina Berman of […]
Earlier this week, the Marijuana Policy Project proposed their “Final Draft” for Arizona’s 2016 Initiative to Tax and Regulate Marijuana.
However, this “final draft” was rejected by the Arizona Dispensary Association and we are now waiting on the next draft to be released by MPP.
While there is no official date of when the Final Draft will be released, it is expected to be quite soon as MPP hopes to file the initiative by March.
Some important changes were made in the recent draft, but there must be more done to include decriminalization of other marijuana offenses beyond possession of 1 Ounce and 6 plants.