Election results expected to be certified Nov. 30, legalizing recreational marijuana

by Newsfeed

Arizona’s election results are expected to be certified Nov. 30 by the Secretary of State, and voters chose to make recreational marijuana legal in the state by passing Prop 207.

As a result, 13 out of 15 county attorneys in Arizona are dropping criminal cases relating to marijuana, or putting marijuana prosecutions on pause.

A Valley attorney explains what’s next with recreational marijuana as it becomes legalized.

Roughly six thousand cases with charges under Prop 207 in Maricopa county, and of those 3,500 bench warrants, are soon to be dismissed upon review by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.

“Once that’s…

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