MOUNT PLEASANT (AP) – The Michigan Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether the sale of medical marijuana at dispensaries is legal.

The operators of a Mount Pleasant dispensary that was shut down in August want the justices to overturn a decision by the state appeals court. They say they’re victims of “blatant judicial activism.”‘

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The appeals court said medical-marijuana users can’t distribute the drug to each other if money is involved. The decision was a blow to people who say dispensaries are the only way they can get the drug to relieve health problems. There were hundreds of dispensaries at the time.

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The Supreme Court could decide to hear the appeal or simply reject it. The court already has accepted appeals involving other parts of the 2008 medical-marijuana law.

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