Grand Rapids marijuana ordinance

7:29 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Kent County Judge rules voter approved decriminalization of marijuana stands

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Kent County Prosecutor sought to nullify Grand Rapids city charter amendment which he says conflicts with Michigan law
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A Kent County judge today ruled that a voter-approved amendment to decriminalize marijuana was valid. At the same time, Judge Paul Sullivan dismissed Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth's effort to nullify the charter amendment.
7:42 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Injunction denied against marijuana decriminalization law in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids voters approved initiative in November that makes marijuana possession a civil infraction instead of a misdemeanor crime.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Grand Rapids Press
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A judge has rejected a motion for preliminary injunction against a voter initiative that decriminalizes marijuana in Grand Rapids. The decision, issued Wednesday, Jan. 23, by Kent County Circuit Judge Paul Sullivan, allows the city to implement the charter amendment decriminalizing marijuana pending final resolution of the case or other court orders.