Battle Over Local Bans On Medical Marijuana Set For Michigan Supreme Court

A Canadian company has bought a business center in Washington State with plans to lease the space to licensed marijuana growers and processors.

MICHIGAN: The Michigan Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a landmark case Thursday that will decide whether Michigan communities can bar medical marijuana within their borders and possibly whether Michiganders can keep using marijuana at all for health purposes.

Women Move To The Front Of Pro-Pot Movements

Michigan Moms United founder Charmie Gholson speaking at Hash Bash in Ann Arbor.

MICHIGAN: Members of the group Michigan Moms United gathered outside the state Department of Human Services last week, along with other groups protesting the controversial removal of 6-month-old Bree Green by Child Protective Services from her Lansing family.

Pot For Potholes: The Push To Legalize Marijuana

When you go talk to people, the same thing we're hearing time and time again, our current policies are destructive to families,” said Jacob Regan, a marijuana activist from Grand Rapids. Regan said this would also greatly reduce the number of young people who enter the adult world with a criminal blemish from pot use.

MICHIGAN:  – Last week Newschannel 3 told you about the movement to put toll booths on highways to pay for road repairs. Now there’s a new proposal that would pump money into our ailing roads by legalizing and taxing marijuana. It’s being called “pot for potholes”.

Pot For Potholes: The Push To Legalize Marijuana

When you go talk to people, the same thing we're hearing time and time again, our current policies are destructive to families,” said Jacob Regan, a marijuana activist from Grand Rapids. Regan said this would also greatly reduce the number of young people who enter the adult world with a criminal blemish from pot use.

MICHIGAN:  – Last week Newschannel 3 told you about the movement to put toll booths on highways to pay for road repairs. Now there’s a new proposal that would pump money into our ailing roads by legalizing and taxing marijuana. It’s being called “pot for potholes”.

Michigan Marijuana Supporter's Arrest May Void Legalization Vote

Whether the votes count will depend on rulings by county election authorities and county prosecutors, Brown said.

MICHIGAN: A man lauded by supporters of marijuana legalization for going door-to-door this summer on behalf of a ballot question to legalize pot in a Michigan town faces felony charges of selling the drug.

Votes on legalizing marijuana coming in Ferndale, Jackson, say petition sponsors

Washington's pot shops will face initial supply shortage.

MICHIGAN: Proponents of legalizing marijuana in Michigan said they’ve collected enough signatures in Ferndale and Jackson to let voters make marijuana possession in those cities no worse than getting a traffic ticket.

Michigan businessman smoked by federal pot law

MICHIGAN: Dennis Forsberg thought he was doing everything right. He had filed all the necessary paperwork and cleared his business plan with attorneys, local government officials and law enforcement. He created new companies and got a federal tax ID number. He wasn’t trying to hide anything. Yet in the end, he still got burned.