Arizona Dispensaries Association (ADA), an organization promoting a safe patient and consumer-focused cannabis industry has teamed up with Arizona Poison Centers in opposition to a measure that would authorize the production, harvesting, transporting, processing, manufacturing and retailing of industrial hemp.


"Since the Bill does not provide any of the amendments discussed in hearings to remove intoxicating products, the Arizona Dispensaries Association has recently registered as opposed to SB 1271," Ann Torrez, executive director of the Arizona Dispensaries Association, said on Monday.

The Phoenix-based organization further stressed that SB 1271 allows for the sale of intoxicating hemp-derived products without parody in oversight or regulation, as seen in the marijuana industry.

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