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Marijuana in Tacoma and Kalamazoo: Voters Demand Reform

Eager for marijuana reform, voters across the country are affirming their support for change in measured steps aimed at keeping momentum strong into the pivotal 2012 elections. Both the cities of Tacoma in Washington and Kalamazoo in Michigan voted this past Tuesday to make marijuana possession the lowest...

Michigan is Fed Up With its Government’s Attack on Marijuana

Michigan is simply becoming fed up with its own government. Recently the state has made some frustrating regressions in policy, highlighted by their aggressive attack on dispensaries. Their Attorney General is even backing absurd penalties for doctors attempting to prescribe cannabis to patients, causing...

Michigan Authorities Begin Raiding Dispensaries

Law enforcement has been chomping at the bit to attack dispensaries in Michigan, and they didn’t waste any time when given the opportunity. Likely capitalizing on the recent appeals court decision declaring dispensaries illegal,  police launched high-energy assaults on some dispensaries. In...

Court Bans All Michigan Marijuana Dispensaries!

A three-judge panel of the Michigan Appeals Court ruled today that medical marijuana in Michigan cannot be legally sold. The ruling essentially makes marijuana dispensaries illegal in the state. The decision stems from a case that was brought up against Compassionate Apothecary, a Mount Pleasant...

Michigan’s Attorney General Seeks to Kill Medical Marijuana

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette sure is busy dealing with marijuana-related matters. Firstly, he said that the MMMA (Michigan Medical Marihuana Act) does not allow legal marijuana growers to cooperate and grow marijuana together. Though not a legal precedent, the statement is an official opinion on...

Michigan Marijuana Dispensary Offers Pot for Voter Registrations

What would you do for a Klondike Bar? Would you register to vote? What if instead of that Klondike Bar, you received half a gram of medical marijuana? That’s the question a Michigan medical marijuana dispensary in Lansing, named Your Healthy Choice Clinic, is asking. Okay, they didn’t ask that...

Towns Trying to Fix State Medical Marijuana Laws

Hot on the heels of Seattle choosing to regulate medical marijuana as it best sees fit, cities across the nation are working to fix the failures of their state legislatures. Cradled by the gentle, rolling hills of south-west Michigan lies a city named Dowagiac. The small township, with a population just...

Medical Marijuana Law: A Tale Of Two Cities

Kent, Washington Over 75 people filled the City Council Chambers on Tuesday to protest the city’s decision to force several King County medical marijuana dispensaries to shut down. The city sent letters to al the local dispensaries which stated that “dispensing marijuana in violation of state laws...

First Michigan Marijuana Dispensary Gets Licence

While Other States Struggle In Ypsilanti, Michigan, the first medical marijuana dispensary in the state has been licensed by the city. The 3rd Coast Compassion Center was already up and running in 2009, but the city developed hostile zoning ordinances and then began requiring a license to operate. The...

Michigan Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raids

This post is part of our Social Community Series. Want to contribute your own post? Send your blog post to Community@marijuanadoctors.com!   To the common citizen, police have always been associated with the opposite spectrum of corruption – most, envision them as guardians, protectors of the...