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Medical Marijuana Back on the Legislative Agenda in Michigan

Medical marijuana is back on agendas in Lansing.

The Michigan House Judiciary Committee began new hearings this week for two medical-marijuana bills. Both passed the House overwhelmingly last year, then hit roadblocks in the lame-duck session of the state Senate last fall, when statewide police groups lobbied hard against them.

The bills would allow two big additions to Michigan’s medical-marijuana landscape:

Dispensaries, the shops that claim to sell tested medical marijuana in secure settings, so that users aren’t forced to buy whatever the local street-corner dealer is selling. [Read more at the Detroit Free Press]

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