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Arizona court: Hashish not included in medical marijuana law


PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that hashish does not qualify as a protected drug under the state's medical marijuana law.

The court's ruling came Tuesday in the case of Rodney Jones, a card holder in the state's medical-marijuana program.

Police say he was found in possession of .05 ounces of hashish in a jar in March 2013.

Hashish is extracted from marijuana plants, and is used in cannabis oils and other medical marijuana products.

Jones was appealing his conviction in the case on a count each of cannabis and drug paraphernalia possession.

The appeals court said Ar...

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