medical marijuana

6:24 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Medical marijuana supporters rally at state Capitol

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Law enforcement officials say there is fog around enforcing medical pot laws.
LANSING - A few dozen medical marijuana supporters rallied in front of the Michigan Capitol Wednesday to raise awareness of rights they claim are being violated by law enforcement officers who, the demonstrators say, punish people who lawfully use cannabis for medicinal reasons.
4:04 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Asthma, autism patients denied medical marijuana

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This is one of the first decisions by the Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel. The panel was formed about five years ago, yet still does not meet the state’s requirements for its members.
It pains Jenny Allen to see her 6-year-old autistic son bang his head against the floor and bite himself, knowing there is little she can do to calm him.
5:17 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Medical marijuana patients must be residents

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A Michigan Court of Appeals made that ruling this week.
LANSING -- A Michigan appeals court ruled this week that the state's medical marijuana law requires cardholders to be Michigan residents, and held that immunity from prosecution under the law is a question for a judge, not a jury, to decide.
7:23 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Marijuana legalization advocates plan to spend $2 bills

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Three-week campaign aimed to show economic clout
Steven Greene watched through the clear partition of a credit union in Southfield, his smile growing to a grin as a teller counted out $200 in $2 bills. "That's a lot of twos - thank you, brother!" said Greene, 45, of South Lyon.
6:17 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Guns, ammunition, explosive devices found in raids on marijuana dispensaries

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Co-owner of one dispensary says he is not breaking the law
Police will conduct tests and interviews as they investigate results of search warrants executed Wednesday at three medical marijuana dispensaries in Springfield and homes in two other counties. Detective First Lt. Wayne Edington, commander of the Michigan State Police Southwest Enforcement Team, said Thursday teams of officers seized marijuana plants, marijuana, weapons and ammunition along with more than 20 small explosive devices.