Michigan Court Puts The Lid On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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MICHIGAN:  It looks like the state Court of Appeals has pounded another nail into the coffin of marijuana dispensaries in Michigan. A pair of West Michigan men who faced little to no jail time after they reached plea deals for distributing medical marijuana appealed their cases, which took a circuitous route through court system. The Read the full article…

U.P. Prosecutor’s ‘Diatribe’ About Marijuana Ruins Case

During her closing argument, Alger County prosecutor Karen Bahrman criticized the medical marijuana law and attacked the credibility of a local group, the Alger Hemp Coalition, which she said has a "vision for the country where everybody can walk around stoned."

MICHIGAN:  The evidence seemed solid in a marijuana case, but a “personal diatribe” against Michigan’s medical marijuana law by an Upper Peninsula prosecutor spoiled the conviction, the state appeals court said. In a 3-0 decision, the court granted a new trial to Paul Heminger, who was convicted of growing nearly two dozen pot plants in Read the full article…