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Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) has obtained Level IV Trauma designation through the Southern Arizona Emergency Medical Services (SAEMS), hospital officials announced today.
The Pima County Health Department is currently contacting 174 dental patients who were seen at the T Dental Clinic at 3662 W. Ina Road in Marana between January and July of 2010 because they may have been exposed to blood borne diseases like Hepatitis or HIV. This is a precautionary measure and at this time no cases of transmission of disease have been identified.
Oro Valley could become the second northwest-area town to receive a medical marijuana dispensary in about a month’s time.
Though still in the early stages of development, the Town of Marana could become one of the local jurisdictions to house a medical marijuana dispensary, to be located at 5390 W. Ina Road.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said last week she would not re-file a lawsuit in federal court that sought clarification on whether or not state employees would be subject to federal criminal prosecution simply for implementing the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.
The Marana Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional-use permit for Progressive Herbal Care to move forward with plans to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 6248 N. Travel Center Drive.
On April 27, the Town of Marana will hear public comments regarding a conditional-use application submitted by Progressive Herbal Care to open a medical marijuana dispensary with on-site cultivation.
The board of the directors of the newly formed Southwest Arizona Patient Alliance were introduced to the public in northwest Tucson last week. SWAPA is a program aimed at protecting patient rights as the process to distribute medical marijuana in Arizona moves forward.
Community Extension Programs, Inc., which provides before and after school care and pre-school at several Amphitheater schools, may be accepting less children into its Copper Creek Elementary programs next year.