On Might 28, the Arizona Legislature handed SB1494, which primarily pertains to requiring dispensaries to check their cannabis for toxins by a third-party lab. Nonetheless, a final minute modification within the invoice pertains to creating Arizona medical marijuana playing cards legitimate for 2 years as an alternative of 1. The invoice is headed to Governor Doug Ducey’s workplace.

With Gov. Ducey’s signature, Arizona medical marijuana playing cards could be legitimate for 2 years, thus saving sufferers from a $150 annual state payment in addition to an $80-$150 annual go to to a medical marijuana physician.

The modification says: “All registry identification playing cards and registration certificates expire two years after their date of subject.”

Arizonans with a minimum of one qualifying well being situation can acquire a medical marijuana card. Arizona’s qualifying situations are:

  •      Persistent ache (e.g. again ache, arthritis, migraines, and so on);
  •      Most cancers
  •      Glaucoma
  •      HIV
  •      AIDS
  •      Hepatitis C
  •      Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  •      Crohn’s illness
  •      Agitation of Alzheimer’s illness
  •      A power or debilitating illness or medical situation or the remedy for a power or debilitating illness or medical situation that causes:
  •      Cachexia or losing syndrome;
  •      Put up-traumatic stress dysfunction (PTSD)
  •      Extreme nausea;
  •      Seizures, together with these from epilepsy;
  •      Extreme or persistent muscle spasms, together with these attribute of a number of sclerosis

Contact an Arizona medical marijuana physician study extra about getting a medical marijuana card or renewing a card.

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