Medical Marijuana

By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent A recent State Court of Appeals decision could affect the way many medical marijuana growers are operating across the State. An August 23 decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed Isabella County Trial Court’s decision denying an injunction against Compassionate Apothecary, LLD, an…read more at http://www.clarecountyreview.com/2011/08/court-of-appeals-decision-could-affect-medical-marijuana-growers-across-state/

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By Paul Armentano PBS is to be commended for producing this excellent video summarizing the science behind the use of cannabis as a medicine. Want to know why cannabis is effective at treating multiple symptoms and conditions? Watch this video. Want to know how cannabinoids selectively target and kill cancer cells? Watch this video. Want to know how […]

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Four days after a state appellate court ruled the illegality of the sale of medical marijuana through dispensaries, a regional taskforce raided two Ann Arbor-based medical marijuana dispensaries Thursday morning. MedMAR Pharmaceuticals Inc. — located at 1818 Packard Street — and A2 Go Green Corp., which is located at 206 Main Street, were raided by […]

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The Farmington Daily-Times reports that four people have been arrested after an Aug. 8 pot bust, executed with assistance from the U.S. Marshals, of two licensed medical marijuana producers. Region II Narcotics Task Force agents arrested four people Tuesday following the seizure of 96 marijuana plants earlier this month at a West Hammond residence owned […]

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By Ed White, Jeff Karoub, and John Flesher Associated Press DETROIT — Medical marijuana cannot be sold through private shops, the Michigan appeals court said Wednesday in a major decision that strikes at businesses trying to cash in on pot and cuts off a source for people with chronic ailments. A three-judge panel said the […]

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LANSING — Medical marijuana clinics across Michigan shut their doors Wednesday as they weighed the potential legal risk of staying open. “It’s nerve-wracking to a lot of dispensary owners,” says Matthew Taylor, part-owner of Compassionate Apothecary of Lansing on East Michigan Avenue. The Court of Appeals ruled against Taylor and the Compassionate Apothecary of Mount […]

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As if medical marijuana wasn’t being litigated enough in Arizona, yet another lawsuit takes aim at the rules governing dispensaries. The special action, among six suits involving the state’s fledgling program, claims the rules give unfair advantage to local businesses in violation of federal law and the state and federal constitutions. Gerald Gaines, CEO of […]

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This is just one more sign it’s time to move from medical marijuana to the fight to re-legalize marijuana for ALL adults.  California, and perhaps a few other states, will likely re-legalize marijuana at the polls next year.  Most of the other states, and the feds, will follow soon after. Then all this wrangling over […]

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DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Medical marijuana cannot be sold through private shops, the Michigan appeals court said Wednesday in a major decision that strikes at businesses trying to cash in on pot. A three-judge panel said the 2008 medical marijuana law, as well as the state’s public health code, does not allow people to sell pot […]

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DETROIT — Medical marijuana cannot be sold through private shops, the Michigan appeals court said Wednesday in a major decision that strikes at businesses trying to cash in on pot. A three-judge panel said the 2008 medical marijuana law, as well as the state’s public health code, does not allow people to sell pot to […]

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Ann Arbor planning commission meeting (Aug. 16, 2011): Two zoning-related requests on South State Street received mixed responses from planning commissioners, amid calls for a formal study of that corridor. Treecity Health Collective, a medical marijuana dispensary on South State Street. (Photos by the writer.) One request was the first tied to the city council’s […]

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