Proposed Tax Changed As Michigan House Preps Vote On Major Medical Marijuana package

he three-bill package would make major changes to the state's medical marijuana program, approved by voters in 2008. While it would not end the patient-caregiver system that allows for home growing, it would create a separate regulatory framework for medical marijuana businesses.

MICHIGAN: Medical marijuana dispensaries would be taxed at 3 percent, and customer patients would also pay the state’s six-percent sales tax, under legislation set for a vote Wednesday in the Michigan House. The proposed dispensary tax was lowered from 8 percent in a substitute bill adopted by the House on Tuesday, and the medical tax would be eliminated Read the full article…

Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposals – And A Potential Race To The Ballot – In The Works For 2016

Colorado backs away from pot clubs

MICHIGAN: Two separate — and potentially competing — groups are laying the groundwork for 2016 ballot proposals that would seek to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in Michigan. Jeffrey Hank, an attorney who spearheaded a still-pending legalization effort in East Lansing last year, filed paperwork with the state on Tuesday to form the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Read the full article…