In Arizona, Top Prosecutor’s Office Profits from Marijuana Arrests

In Arizona, the fight to maintain marijuana prohibition has been led in recent years by Bill Montgomery, the top prosecutor in the state’s largest county.

He’s the face of the campaign opposing a ballot measure that Arizona voters will either approve or reject in two weeks. His repeated lawsuits aimed at derailing the medical-marijuana system approved in 2010, which have mostly failed, delayed the system’s implementation by about a year.

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In Arizona, Top Prosecutor’s Office Profits from Marijuana Arrests