Northern Arizona University says it will not allow a medical marijuana study on combat veterans to happen at its campus. The request came from a marijuana researcher whose position was eliminated at the University of Arizona.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald met with veterans, medical staff and veterans support organizations at the Phoenix VA medical center on Friday. The secretary also took the time to announce several actions the administration would take in the coming weeks.
During the great recession, the Arizona Department of Public Safety took a beating. As the agency adds to its ranks, some are concerned DPS can’t add people quickly enough to make up for previous losses and upcoming retirements.
A seventh suspect in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged in the slaying that is at the center of a scandal over a botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious.
A federal appeals court has ruled against the Goldwater Institute, which filed suit claiming people cannot be forced to buy health insurance or pay a fine for refusing under a voter-passed measure from 2010.