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MMJ Q&A in Michigan Tonight!

In order to help dispel the confusion surrounding the legality of medical marijuana in Michigan, Edith Burney, a youth librarian at the Chelsea District Library has organized a discussion panel on the subject. The panel, called “Medical Marijuana: The Good, … Continue reading

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MMJ Provider Charged With Election Law Violation

A medial marijuana dispensary owner in Lansing, MI, who advertised free products to patients who registered to vote has been charged with breaking Michigan state election law. Specifically, the owner of the Your Healthy Choice clinic, Shekina Pena, has been … Continue reading

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ACLU Challenges Wal-Mart on MMJ Firing

Yesterday, the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) requested that a federal appeals court reinstate its lawsuit claiming that Wal-Mart wrongfully fired an employee in Battle Creek, MI, who was using medical marijuana to treat his brain tumor and cancer. Two … Continue reading

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Michigan Marijuana Doc Indicted

Last week, Dr. Ruth A. Buck, who owns Saginaw-based Mid-Michigan Medical Marijuana Clinic was indicted by the U.S. Attorney General’s office for “aiding and abetting the distribution of marijuana.” This came after a March 17th raid on her home and … Continue reading

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Texas Township MMJ Moratorium Advances

A proposed moratorium on medical marijuana businesses has been approved in Texas Township, MI, on its first reading, and second reading and final vote have been scheduled for the township board meeting on April 11th. In order to give the … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Can Fire MMJ Users, Judge Says

Despite the fact that medical marijuana is legal in Michigan, private businesses have the right to fire people who use it, said a federal judge who dismissed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. U.D. District Judge Robert Jonker said that … Continue reading

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Michigan Has Backlog of Medical Marijuana Applications

The Detroit Free Press reported this morning that there is a backlog of medical marijuana permit applications in Michigan. According to the Michigan Department of Community Health, 56,513 applications have been received in the past 19 months for its registry … Continue reading

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