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Michigan Considers Medical Marijuana Home Deliveries

Medical marijuana patients could soon have their medicine delivered to their homes, under a proposed set of rules Michigan officials are considering.

Home delivery of medical marijuana has only been possible in Michigan if a patient had a relationship with a caregiver. Now under a set of permanent rules the state is now considering adopting for the medical marijuana industry, that could change.

Provisioning centers could send out an employee to deliver products to patients directly in a transaction as simple as ordering a pizza or Chinese food.

“It’s a movement that will be good for the industry as a whole,” said Travis Copenhaver, a senior associate attorney with Cannabis Legal Group in Royal Oak. “For patients, traveling by car isn’t always in the cards for them. And not every patient can work with a caregiver.”

Marijuana home deliveries are allowed in Oregon, California and Nevada — though their programs are not all universal. Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Washington D.C. don’t allow for home delivery.

Under the proposed rules in Michigan, medical patients could order online and pay online for home deliveries. [Read more at Michigan Live]

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