A report says nearly $10 million in revenue was collected from applicants — more than double the cost of running Michigan’s medical marijuana program.
The Michigan appeals court says there’s nothing illegal about a medical marijuana user providing a small amount of pot to another registered user at no cost.
A public hearing is planned later this month to add Parkinson’s disease to the list of illnesses that would qualify for medical marijuana use in Michigan.
Michigan’s medical-marijuana law does not allow a collective grow operation, the state Supreme Court said Wednesday in the case of a Grand Rapids man who gave warehouse space to others to raise pot.
It may take days, weeks or even longer to sort out the avalanche of bills enacted in the Michigan Legislature’s lame-duck session, as majority Republicans put their stamp on policies dealing with topics as diverse as property taxes, medical marijuana and cockfighting.
Legislators on Friday sent Gov. Rick Snyder the first changes in Michigan’s medical-marijuana law in four years, stretching the one-year patient cards to two years and restricting who can grow pot and how it can be transported.
Democrats in the Michigan Senate first declined, then decided to give majority Republicans enough votes to make changes sought to the voter-approved medical marijuana law.
Flint police and Michigan State Police troopers that patrol the city plan to arrest people for marijuana possession despite a vote on a city ballot proposal to decriminalize marijuana in some cases.
Voters in several Michigan cities backed local ballot issues to decriminalize marijuana in some cases.
Police in northern Michigan say several masked men brandishing handguns attacked and robbed operators of the Compassionate Caregivers medical marijuana dispensary.