“Because the use of marijuana under AMMA ‘must be considered the equivalent of the use of any other medication under the direction of a physician,’ the exposure of [the plaintiff’s] infant to marijuana resulted from medical treatment and did not constitute neglect under A.R.S. § 8–201(25)(c).”
This week’s update highlights legislative developments in Arizona, California, Louisiana, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Here is NORML’s weekly update on state legislative activity in Maryland, Vermont, Utah, South Dakota, Alabama, Ohio, Washington, Nebraska, Colorado, Maine, Hawaii, California, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming, New Hampshire, and Arizona.
“I commend state officials for prioritizing the implementation of Prop. 207 and ensuring that Arizona adults have safe and convenient access to affordable marijuana in a timely manner.”
“The sooner that adults have access to safe and affordable marijuana, the better.”
Provisions legalizing marijuana possession, use, and personal cultivation take immediate effect.
“Whether or not one supports marijuana legalization, Americans should be outraged at these overtly undemocratic tactics.”
While other results of the election remain hazy, the clear winner on November 3 was marijuana.