marijuana http://wkar.org en Senator Whitmer address medical marijuana, court of claims http://wkar.org/post/senator-whitmer-address-medical-marijuana-court-claims <p>For about five years, Michigan’s medical marijuana law has authorized doctor-approved patients either to grow pot or to buy it from state-certified "caregivers." Now, the state legislature is looking at a second approach. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:14:57 +0000 Current State 45167 at http://wkar.org Senator Whitmer address medical marijuana, court of claims Lansing voters face marijuana choice http://wkar.org/post/lansing-voters-face-marijuana-choice <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-71c12937-04a6-b045-ef4f-a576deb18857"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Our local Election 2013 coverage continues today with a look at a city charter amendment proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in Lansing. It’s on the ballot next Tuesday.</span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:17:52 +0000 Current State 44473 at http://wkar.org Lansing voters face marijuana choice Marijuana Ranks High in 2012 Local Ballot Initiatives http://wkar.org/post/marijuana-ranks-high-2012-local-ballot-initiatives <p>The city of Detroit this week officially joined three other cities in Michigan that already placed marijuana questions on their November ballots.</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:15:31 +0000 Rick Pluta 23232 at http://wkar.org Marijuana Ranks High in 2012 Local Ballot Initiatives Court: City Cannot Outlaw Medical Marijuana http://wkar.org/post/court-city-cannot-outlaw-medical-marijuana <p>The Michigan Court of Appeals says local governments cannot stop people from growing or using medical marijuana.</p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:33:04 +0000 Rick Pluta 21481 at http://wkar.org Court: City Cannot Outlaw Medical Marijuana MI Supreme Court Rules on Medical Marijuana Defense http://wkar.org/post/mi-supreme-court-rules-medical-marijuana-defense <p>An opinion by the state Supreme Court adds some definition to Michigan&rsquo;s 2008 voter-approved medical marijuana law. Thu, 31 May 2012 21:11:05 +0000 Rick Pluta 18208 at http://wkar.org MI Supreme Court Rules on Medical Marijuana Defense Senate to Vote on Stripping Eye Malady from Marijuana List http://wkar.org/post/senate-vote-stripping-eye-malady-marijuana-list <p>The state Senate could vote this week on the first major amendment to Michigan&#39;s medical marijuana law since it was adopted by voters in 2008.&nbsp; The measure would strip the eye disease glaucoma from the list of conditions that would qualify a patient for a medical marijuana card. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:24:28 +0000 Rick Pluta 14441 at http://wkar.org Senate to Vote on Stripping Eye Malady from Marijuana List Court: City cannot keep marijuana question off ballot http://wkar.org/post/court-city-cannot-keep-marijuana-question-ballot <p>A measure to eliminate criminal penalties for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana in Detroit could be voted on by city voters this coming summer.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:47:08 +0000 Rick Pluta 12332 at http://wkar.org Court: City cannot keep marijuana question off ballot