Author: Robert Northrop

Does Hashish Fall Outside of Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act?

On March 19, 2019, the Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments on State of Arizona v. Jones.  The issue was whether the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) also includes hashish.  Rodney Jones was convicted and served 2.5 years for possessing 0.5 grams of hashish he purchased from a dispensary with his AMMA card.  Yavapai county […]

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For Arizona Medical Marijuana Users, Your Car is Not a Private Place

The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA) does not grant immunity to card holders smoking marijuana in a public place, including if you want to “toke up” inside your car before a concert.  The Arizona Court of Appeals Division One, Affirmed Judge Michael Gordon’s Superior Court Ruling in State v. Tagge.  After a bench trial, Judge Gordon […]

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