medical marijuana

9:25 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Michigan Supreme Court Strikes Down Wyoming Medical Marijuana Ordinance

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The Wyoming City Council will have to draft new ordinance regulating medical marijuana
WYOMING, MI - The State Supreme Court has invalidated Wyoming's ordinance virtually banning medical marijuana. In the case handed down Thursday, Jan. 6, the court rejected the city's contention that it could strictly regulate Medical Marijuana because federal law still banned any production or possession of marijuana trumping the voter-approved Michigan Medical Marijuana Act.
8:10 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Medical marijuana bills stall in Michigan Senate

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Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville has concerns over letting communities allow dispensaries in their towns
LANSING - Supporters of medical marijuana were thrilled last year when two bills making it easier for people to buy a variety of medicinal cannabis - including edibles - passed the House of Representative with large bipartisan majorities.
9:32 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medical marijuana brings in record revenues to Michigan

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State pulled in about $10.9-million in fees in 2013, up about a million dollars from 2012
LANSING, MI -- Michigan's medical marijuana program generated record revenues last fiscal year despite declining enrollment numbers and a steep drop in registered caregivers. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs approved more than 82,000 new medical marijuana applications and 36,000 renewals for the year ending September 30, according to department reports mandated by the state's 2008 voter-approved law.
12:22 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Marijuana legalization advocates hope Michigan follows Colorado's lead

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Three bills related to cannabis are pending in Michigan Legislature
New Year's Day is a shining moment for those who've shouted Free the Weed in Colorado. And many in Michigan are voicing similarly upbeat sentiments about broadening the access to recreational as well as medical marijuana. Colorado kicks off legal sales of recreational marijuana Wednesday at state-licensed stores.
7:18 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Michigan House approves bill allowing for medical marijuana dispensaries, edible pot

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Local communities could prohibit the "provisioning centers"
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan House on Thursday advanced legislation to update the state's voter-approved medical marijuana law by allowing for dispensaries and a variety of edible products. Medical marijuana storefronts had operated in several Michigan communities until a February ruling by the state Supreme Court empowered county prosecutors to shut them down as a "public nuisance."