AZ Supreme Court Appears to Favor Medical Marijuana Extracts

Arizona Cannabis Extracts Laws

On March 19, the Arizona Supreme Court discussed the legality of medical marijuana extracts in Arizona. The justices appeared to agree that medical marijuana extracts, or hashish, are included in the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), which would make them legal in Arizona.

Arizona Supreme Court Justice John Pelander noted that the state’s definition of marijuana does in fact include all parts of the plant, the Arizona Capitol Times noted.

The AMMA defines “usable marijuana” as “the dried flowers of the marijuana plant, and any mixture or preparation thereof, but does not include the seeds, stalks and roots of the plant.” This definition clearly includes marijuana extracts when it says “any mixture or preparation thereof.”

The prosecutor representing this issue claimed that the AMMA doesn’t include marijuana extracts and that Arizona voters understood that when they voted for

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