A set of bills to legalize edible forms of medical marijuana and regulate the sale of medical marijuana through dispensaries are on their way to Gov. Rick Snyder after a final approval by the Michigan House of Representatives on Wednesday.
The bills work in concert to address the effects of court rulings that have left marijuana dispensaries and edibles in a legal grey area.
The bills would legalize and regulate dispensaries and establish a “seed-to-sale” tracking system for medical marijuana. In addition, they would legalize non-smokable forms of medical marijuana.
For Ida Chinonis and her daughter Bella, the allowance of non-smokable marijuana is key. Bella, 7, was born with a chromosomal abnormality and suffers from seizures. She’s improved dramatically by using marijuana extract, Chinonis said, and now that’s one step closer to being fully allowable under Michigan’s medical marijuana law. [Read more at Michigan Live]