Maricopa County is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to decide if federal drug laws pre-empt Arizona’s medical marijuana laws.
William Montgomery, Maricopa County’s attorney, filed the request Friday with the state’s highest court after a lower court ruled that Arizona’s medical marijuana law was constitutional. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled last month that federal drug laws don’t stand in the way of public officials implementing Arizona’s law.
The case started over a dispute over whether Maricopa County had to approve zoning for a dispensary in Sun City.
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