Moldy Marijuana Calls for New Legislature

PHOENIX – A Republican lawmaker has persuaded nearly the entire Legislature to sign on in support of his proposal to require medical marijuana to be tested for mold and agricultural chemicals.

The proposal from Sen. Sonny Borrelli would appropriate $2 million from the state’s huge medical marijuana fund to do the testing. It also would lower the $150 annual fee that patients need to pay to get a medical marijuana card to $50 and $25 for a renewal.

Borrelli has 78 co-sponsors for his measure, including the Republican and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate. There are 90 members of the Legislature.

SOURCE: Wasu, S. (2018, January 29). abc15. Arizona lawmakers considering medical marijuana safety bill. Retrieved from https://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/arizona-lawmakers-considering-medical-marijuana-safety-bill

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