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AG Schuette won’t give details on his opposition to medical marijuana bills

marijuanaThe state attorney general is not saying why he opposes bills that would ease restrictions on medical marijuana in Michigan. Some top lawmakers are now urging Bill Schuette to detail his concerns.
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Future of medical marijuana bills uncertain after clearing state Senate panel

11602888-medical-marijuana-stampTwo bills that would ease restrictions on medical marijuana in Michigan are one step closer to becoming law, a state Senate panel approved the legislation today (Wed.).
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State lawmakers to talk cash-strapped schools, marijuana, traffic fines

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Michigan Capital Building

The state Legislature returns briefly from its summer break Wednesday for its only scheduled session day in July.
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Senate leader throws support behind pot dispensaries, edibles

potThe top lawmaker in the state Senate says he’s now on board with legislation to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan.
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Michigan Supreme Court takes two more medical marijuana cases

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The state Supreme Court has agreed to hear two more medical marijuana cases. Two medical marijuana cardholders want the state’s highest court to rule that a voter-approved law shields them from criminal charges.
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Activists cheer as dispensaries, “medibles” bills clear House panel

potLegislation that would give medical marijuana patients more ways to obtain and use cannabis is one step closer to becoming law. A state House panel unanimously approved House Bills 4271 and 5104 Tuesday.

They would allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate again in Michigan and let patients use edible forms of marijuana, respectively. The legislation would give communities the ability to decide whether to allow dispensaries under new regulations.
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High-profile medical marijuana bills could clear state House panel Tuesday

potMedical marijuana advocates are confident a state House panel will approve a pair of bills Tuesday that would significantly change the way patients can obtain and use cannabis.

Recent court rulings have made it illegal to operate medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan and for patients to use edible forms of cannabis. House Bill 4271 would revive dispensaries with new regulations, and House Bill 5104 would allow patients to use so-called “medibles”.
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Medical marijuana is top priority for House panel in December

file6311270526402Medical marijuana could be a hot topic in the state Legislature before the end of the year.

House Judiciary Committee Chair Kevin Cotter (R-Mount Pleasant) says his top priority next month is to take up three medical marijuana-related bills.
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Plan to sell medical marijuana at pharmacies clears state Senate

maijuana plantsMichigan medical marijuana patients would be able to buy cannabis at pharmacies under a bill that cleared the state Senate Wednesday. Although, that would only happen if the federal government decides to regulate marijuana as a prescription drug.
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Pharmaceutical-grade medical marijuana bill advances despite pleas from activists

maijuana plantsMedical marijuana activists are blasting legislation that could clear the way for pharmaceutical companies to grow and distribute cannabis in Michigan. A state Senate panel approved the bill today. Read more

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