HOLLY (AP) – Sticky notes could save a woman from drug charges in Oakland County.
In a 4-3 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court says sticky notes indicating dates of marijuana harvest qualify as legal paraphernalia. The court says that gives immunity to Cynthia Mazur of Holly because her husband was registered to use medical marijuana.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 7,733 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 Deaths
Justice Richard Bernstein wrote the majority opinion. The case now goes back to Oakland County court for more work.READ MORE: Fall Hayrides Begin Oct. 1 At Heritage Park In Farmington Hills
In a dissent, Justice Stephen Markman says sticky notes weren’t used to grow or prepare marijuana and can’t be defined as paraphernalia. Justice Brian Zahra wrote a separate dissent Thursday, joined by Chief Justice Robert Young Jr.MORE NEWS: Ballot Drive: Join Michigan With National Popular Vote Pact
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