Recreational pot initiative expected for ballot, while tougher restrictions sought for medical marijuana

By Howard Fischer

Capitol Media Services

Two state lawmakers are pushing to make it more difficult for some people to get medical marijuana.

And both measures may be illegal.

Rep. Kelly Townsend, R-Mesa, wants to make it a crime for a woman who is pregnant to possess the drug. That would overrule any finding by her doctor that the use of marijuana is appropriate.

A more far-reaching proposal by Rep. Jay Lawrence, R-Scottsdale, would strip the right to recommend the use of marijuana from naturopaths and homeopaths. That would leave only…

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