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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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Legislature’s staredown with Right to Life a rarity

The Michigan Capital Building, courtesy wikipedia user Nikopoley.

The Michigan Capital Building, courtesy wikipedia user Nikopoley.

The state Legislature is in its final week of voting before it adjourns for the year. One of the big questions is whether lawmakers will cast votes on a controversial anti-abortion issue this year. The measure was put before the Legislature by a petition drive that gathered 300 thousand signatures.
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