By PAUL DAVENPORT
PHOENIX (AP) - Attorney General Tom Horne and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery are asking a court to rule that Arizona's medical marijuana law is illegal because it conflicts with federal law.
The two Republican prosecutors are continuing so-far-unsuccessful efforts against the medical marijuana program being established after being authorized by Arizona voters two years ago.
Horne and Montgomery made separate but coordinated requests Thursday for a ruling on the legality of Arizona law as part of a case pending in Maricopa County Superior Court.
That case involves a Sun City medical marijuana dispensary applicant who sued when county officials wouldn't provide zoning clearances needed under the medical marijuana law.
The prosecutors ask a judge to dismiss the applicants' lawsuit on grounds that Arizona's law is illegal.
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