Medical 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.
Michigan 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.
Medical 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
A state lawmaker hopes to have a bill on Governor Rick Snyder’s desk before the end of the year to allow medical marijuana distribution centers. Read more