Arizona Swiftly Launches Adult Use Cannabis Sales
Voters approved legalization in November. On Friday, regulators awarded 86 licenses to businesses, and adult use cannabis sales commenced. No state has moved so quickly.
Arizona Regulators Release Draft Adult Use Cannabis Regulations
Voters approved adult use cannabis on Election Day, and lawmakers must begin accepting business applications in January. Though, there is no timeline yet for the social equity program.
After Second Try, Arizona Voters Pass Adult Use Cannabis Legalization
Polling in favor of legalization increased in the weeks leading up to Election Day.
Arizona: A Cannabis Legalization Initiative Qualifies for the November Ballot
An adult use ballot initiative failed to get enough votes in 2016, while voters in four other states legalized cannabis.
Arizona: An Adult-Use Cannabis Ballot Measure Nears the Finish Line
The state tried and failed in 2016. But with favorable polling and little opposition, the measure—which includes a high excise tax on cannabis that would, in part, fund law enforcement—seems to have a clear path.
Arizona: Competing Initiatives Raise Questions About 2020 Legalization
And will the legislature get involved too? “It’s going to be a hot topic.”
The New Charge to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona
An adult-use ballot initiative failed in 2016, but cannabis industry giants are organizing to try again in 2020.