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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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Backer hopes to restore marijuana clinics by end of 2013

maijuana plantsA 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

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