Medical Marijuana in Arizona
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Legalization of Medical Marijuana
The medical marijuana use in Arizona was passed and approved as per the Ballot Proposition 203 "Arizona Medical Marijuana Act”, approved November 2, 2010 by 50.13% of voters. Arizona's proposition 203 or "Arizona Medical Marijuana Act", was a measure to legalize the use of medical cannabis and appeared on the general election ballot via a citizen petition. The outcome of Proposition 203 was not announced until Sunday, November 14, 2010, when it passed by 4,300 votes, or 50.1% yes to 49.9%
Quantity of Marijuana
The initiative allows patients with a "debilitating medical condition" to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every two weeks with a doctor's recommendation. They will also be able to cultivate no more than twelve cannabis plants only if they do not live within twenty-five miles of a state licensed marijuana dispensary. Patients can be exempted from the limits if their doctor clearly recommends more for their personal use.
Treatment for Illness in Arizona
The conditions and symptoms eligible are: Cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, ALS, Crohn's disease, Alzheimer's disease, cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe and chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures (including epilepsy), severe or persistent muscle spasms (including multiple sclerosis). Starting January 1, 2015, PTSD was added to the list.
Licensing and Supply
Arizona has allocated the licensing of dispensaries at a ratio of one per ten pharmacies in the state or a total of 124.
All growers, however, must hold a license to operate a dispensary in addition to holding a separate license to grow. Arizona licensed dispensaries were selected by lottery in 2012 with applicants within a Community Health Analysis Area (CHAA) randomly selected from a pool of eligible applicants.