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By a narrow margin in the November 2010 election, state voters passed the historic Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. The new law, actually Arizona's second medical pot measure, allows qualified patients to possess up to 2 ½ ounces of weed legally and grow up to 12 plants for their personal use. Voters also approved the opening of more than 100 marijuana dispensaries around the state. But Governor Jan Brewer put a halt to the dispensary industry in May and sued the state in a federal lawsuit. New Times has covered every angle of the rise and partial fall of the law, breaking important stories on the issue from Proposition 203's nail-biting election to the heavy-handed Gilbert police raid in June of a marijuana patient's home. We've collected all of our news coverage here in this special report, making it easy for you to kick back - with or without your medicine - and catch up on every important development since Prop 203 first collected enough signatures to make the ballot.

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  1. Federal Judge Changes Mind, Let's AG Tom Horne File Long Response in Marijuana Lawsuit
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  2. Tom Horne Denied Extra-Long Court Filing in Federal Medical Marijuana Lawsuit
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  3. http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2011/08/tom_horne_state_attorney_gener.php
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  4. Tom Horne, State Attorney General, Asks Court to Shut Down Cannabis Clubs; Says He's Taking "Softer Approach" by Not Ordering Arrests
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  5. Feds Want Court to Dismiss Jan Brewer's Lawsuit Against Medical Marijuana
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  6. Governor Brewer to Police Chiefs: You Should Have Tried Harder to Stop "Dreadful" Medical Pot Law
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  7. Will Humble, Health Services Director, Asked AG to Review Cannabis Clubs After Reading New Times Article
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  8. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to Allow Marijuana Dispensaries as Governor Jan Brewer Keeps Thwarting Voters
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  9. Punks Target 71-Year-Old Medical Marijuana Applicant for Burglary Attempt. Victim Only Had Small Amount of Weed
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  10. Legality of Medical Marijuana Clubs in Arizona Questioned by State Officials
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