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Recently I saw a story about 10 tons of marijuana being seized at the Arizona border, and I couldn’t help but think, “Why?” Why are our brave police officers and border patrol agents wasting their time on seizing marijuana when there are millions of dollars of dangerous hard drugs and thousands of illegal immigrants slipping through the border?
Medical marijuana users have no constitutional right to grow their own drug, a trial judge ruled this week.
Arizona voters approved medical marijuana almost three years ago, but many residents still have some questions about cannabis and the way it is dispensed.
There are three killer insults on the body: oxidation, autoimmunity and inflammation. We need some level of inflammation to stay healthy so tissue and wounds heal from infections and injuries, however, when the inflammatory response becomes chronic problems occur. Chronic inflammation is unseen by the eye and a silent killer that accelerates aging, prevents fat loss and increases risk of disease.
Phoenix Police will host a prescription drug take back event on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Target parking lot at 48th Street and Ray Road. Police will accept any unused prescription drugs. Police will not be able to accept any needles.
Consider the following very typical scenario: You are one of the growing numbers of individuals who takes an aspirin every day because of its cardio protective properties on the advice of a health care provider. Then, one day you sprain your ankle and you consider taking a couple of over-the-counter ibuprofen two or three times a day for a few days for its anti-inflammatory effects. Seems harmless enough, but is it? Is it advisable to be taking aspirin and ibuprofen simultaneously?
Gov. Jan Brewer recently celebrated the news that Arizona’s Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Initiative has been awarded the 2013 Western Region Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award.
Several medical marijuana dispensaries are waiting to hear a judge’s ruling as to whether or not their certificate to operate will expire if the dispensary is not opened by Aug. 7.
In March, area resident Jules Demetrius went to the doctor with severe stomach pain and was immediately sent to the emergency room.
Medical marijuana patients whose drugs are taken by police are entitled to get it back, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled.
Energy drinks are busting out of the convenience store cooler and into the health food aisle.
Q: I was surprised to see how many prescriptions my father is currently taking. Is it normal for elderly to be prescribed so many different medications?
The owners of a medical marijuana dispensary attempting to open in Ahwatukee Foothills have been granted more time to do so.
By the time a client parks their car and walks up to the front doors of Harvest of Tempe, the southeast Valley’s only medical marijuana dispensary, he or she, their license plate, and their car have all been caught on camera.
A medical marijuana dispensary in Ahwatukee Foothills was on the agenda for a city zoning adjustment hearing Thursday but the meeting was postponed.
On April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Phoenix Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.
State lawmakers voted Thursday to put new limits on the packaging of food and drinks containing medical marijuana.
A state legislator wants to make it clear that marijuana lollipop you bought in a dispensary is not just candy.
Developed primarily for seniors, but useful for any driver taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, Roadwise RX was developed to help motorists understand how medications may impact their ability to drive safely.
What was your initial reaction the last time you reached for that shoe on the ground or picked up a weight at the gym and threw your back out?
State health officials issued the first 97 allocations Tuesday to operate medical marijuana dispensaries amid threats of litigation on multiple fronts.
This spring, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its national and community partners will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at its fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at sites nationwide. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
When speaking with Lori Allen, one can immediately recognize how much Ahwatukee means to her.
Phoenix police will be accepting unused, unneeded or expired prescription drugs at the Ahwatukee Foothills Target, 4734 E. Ray Road, on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jeffrey Martinson's defense attorneys continued to shine doubt on the thoroughness of autopsy reports on Friday, with testimony from a heart expert who said Joshua Eberle-Martinson's death in 2004 could have been caused by a heart defect that only manifested itself later in life.