Marijuana grants help educate police

November 27, 2015: Drug task force units in St. Clair and Sanilac counties received $41,740 and $18,483 respectively in medical marijuana grant money in 2015, according to a Sept. 25 report from the state department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The money was awarded to four … [Read more...]

Bills on medical marijuana dispensaries and edibles back in Michigan Legislature

LANSING, MI -- The legal status of medical marijuana dispensaries and edible products could be clarified under re-introduced legislation that stalled out last year in the Michigan Legislature. The proposals would help local communities, patients and caregivers, according to state Rep. Mike … [Read more...]

Michigan medical marijuana rules, fees set to change despite concerns

LANSING, MI — Michigan is moving forward with new rules for its medical marijuana program despite concerns voiced by some lawmakers and patient advocates. Under the pending rule change, the most significant revision of its kind since initial implementation of the 2008 voter-approved law, … [Read more...]

Medical marijuana dispensaries and edibles proposals get smoked in Michigan lame-duck

LANSING, MI — Legislation that would have allowed for the legal return and regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan stalled out this week in the waning hours of the lame-duck session. House Bill 4271, approved a year ago by the lower chamber, died a quiet death in the Senate, … [Read more...]

Pot bills get snuffed on final day

LANSING — The last day of the lame-duck legislative session went into the wee hours of Friday morning as legislators finished up work for the year. A pair of bills expanding access to medical marijuana gained a great deal of attention throughout the year and passed the House with bipartisan … [Read more...]

Michigan medical marijuana rule changes hit speed bump; Senate still mulling dispensaries, edibles

LANSING, MI — A proposal to overhaul Michigan medical marijuana rules hit a speed bump Wednesday in Lansing, with the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules balking at plans to require online registration for new and renewing patients. Sen. John Pappageorge, chair of the committee, said … [Read more...]

Arwood reluctantly approves PTSD to medical marijuana list

Copping out on pot. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is the first new condition added to the list of qualifying conditions since the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act went into effect in 2008. Steve Arwood, director of the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, approved the recommendation … [Read more...]

PTSD patients now able to get medical marijuana cards in Michigan

Michiganders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder can now get a card to use medical marijuana. The state’s director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Steve Arwood, gave final approval to add PTSD to the state’s medical marijuana program about a week after it was recommended by a … [Read more...]

Michigan Admits Major Error, Dissolves New Marijuana Conditions Panel

The agency that set up the Panel now dissolves it; reason is failure to comply with Michigan law. Is this why Clarkson retired? LANSING- It took them nearly four years to convene the Panel, and now they say they did it wrong. The Medical Marihuana Review Panel, whose formation was required in … [Read more...]

FY 2012 Annual Report Statistics- MMMP

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