Jackson Police Officials Say They'll Allow Possession Of Marijuana On Private Property After Public Vote

Jackson officials say they'll follow the spirit of a new law allowing persons 21-years-old and older to possess up to one ounce of marijuana on private property.

MICHIGAN: Jackson law enforcement and city officials have a plan to enforce a new marijuana ordinance that they believe falls within the spirit of the law. A law passed in November via a 2,242-1,434 vote decriminalizes up to an ounce of marijuana on private property for those age 21 and older within the city. Jackson Police Chief Matthew Heins Read the full article…

Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana Sales In Pharmacies Passes Michigan Senate

Bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday would allow for "provisioning centers," businesses where patients could purchase medical marijuana.

MICHIGAN: A bill that would allow for the growing and sale of pharmaceutical grade marijuana at pharmacies in Michigan passed the state Senate Wednesday on a 22-16 vote. The bill was lauded by supporters as a way to guarantee a safe, tested product for medical marijuana users. But opponents said it did nothing to address shortfalls Read the full article…

Michigan Lawmakers Propose Pharmacy Marijuana Sales

Sen. Roger Kahn, a Saginaw Township Republican

MICHIGAN: Five years after Michigan voters legalized marijuana use for medical purposes, lawmakers say it’s time the drug is brought into the fold of the health care industry so patients can buy it at their corner pharmacy. A bill approved last week by a Senate committee would pave the way for the production and sale of Read the full article…

Election 2013: Marijuana Advocates Predict Success For 'Legalization' Proposals In 3 Michigan Cities

Ballot proposals in Lansing, Jackson and Ferndale would legalize the use or possession of up to an ounce of marijuana.

MICHIGAN: Voters in three separate Michigan communities will decide Tuesday whether local police should arrest recreational marijuana users. Ballot proposals in Lansing, Jackson and Ferndale would legalize the use or possession of up to an ounce of marijuana on private property by anyone 21 years or older.

Lansing Michigan Voters To Decide Marijuana Issue

The Lansing proposal would amend the charter to prohibit the city from regulating the “use, possession or transfer of less than 1 ounce of marijuana, on private property, by a person who has attained the age of 21 years.”

MICHIGAN: Lansing voters will decide Tuesday whether the city can prosecute residents for smoking marijuana in their homes. Supporters hope passage of the ballot measure will send a message to state lawmakers that Michigan is ready for legalized marijuana. In a 2008 state ballot measure, voters approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

Michigan Teacher With Medical Marijuana License Facing Felony Drug Charges

Troopers found 66 plants, 18 more than Granke's license allowed, and a pound of possessed marijuana.

MICHIGAN: A Paw Paw Middle School teacher with a license to grow medical marijuana is now facing felony drug charges because authorities say his crop was too large and he also manufactured hashish. Two members of Michigan State Police’s Southwest Enforcement Team raided Scot Granke’s Arlington Township property on Aug. 21 after receiving a tip from Granke’s estranged Read the full article…

Proponents Confident Jackson MI Election Proposal Allowing Possession Of Marijuana Will Pass

If passed, the law would limit the possession of marijuana to at most a civil infraction, which can bring with it a ticket but does not stay on the person's record.

MICHIGAN: In addition to City Council candidates, Jackson residents will have the opportunity Tuesday, Nov. 5, to vote for or against decriminalizing marijuana within the city. More than 550 residents signed and turned in a petition in July to decriminalize up to an ounce of marijuana for people more than 21 years of age.

Proponents Confident Jackson MI Election Proposal Allowing Possession Of Marijuana Will Pass

If passed, the law would limit the possession of marijuana to at most a civil infraction, which can bring with it a ticket but does not stay on the person's record.

MICHIGAN: In addition to City Council candidates, Jackson residents will have the opportunity Tuesday, Nov. 5, to vote for or against decriminalizing marijuana within the city. More than 550 residents signed and turned in a petition in July to decriminalize up to an ounce of marijuana for people more than 21 years of age.

Michigan State Rep. Mike Shirkey To Support Medical Marijuana Effort To Legalize Plant Resin Or Extracts

Three men arrested in recent weeks could get life in prison after being caught with small amounts of edible marijuana products, a fact that has sparked an outcry from some Amarillo residents.

MICHIGAN: Not all medical marijuana patients like to smoke. That’s one reason why state Rep. Mike Shirkey, R-Clark Lake, intends to support soon-to-be introduced legislation that would amend the definition of “usable marijuana” to include plant resin or extract.