ARIZONA MEDICAL MARIJUANA NEWS DECEMEBER 2010

Article by: James Novak, Phoenix DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney
The Arizona Department of Health Services issued an announcement on Friday December 10, 2010 that they are on track for implementation of the AZ Medical Marijuana Act. According to Will Humble, ADHS Director, an informal draft of the Administrative Code will be released Friday, December 17, 2010.

Below are some additional key developments announced by ADHS Director:
• Key elements of the implementation are being coordinated with the Rules Team.
• Internal rule indexing is in progress.
• The Medical Officers team will be reviewing the draft rules next Wednesday, December 15, 2010.
• The ADHS Director will then review the Medical Officers recommendations and complete the informal draft Rule.
• Work is in progress for the qualified patient and caregiver electronic applications.
• On Friday December 17, 2010 the new website will be posted and include Question and Answers for the general public to view.
• An electronic tool will be available to solicit comments from the public from December 17, 2010 through January 7, 2011.
• A media press release will be issued Friday December 17, 2010 with information on the status.


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