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Medicinal pot ruling rocks dispensary community; mass meeting in Lansing planned

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Medicinal pot ruling rocks dispensary community; mass meeting in Lansing planned

By Curt Guyette
Published: August 31, 2011


The Michigan Court of Appeals last week delivered an opinion that rocked the state's medical marijuana community.

In a 3-0 ruling, the court decreed that patient-to-patient sales are illegal. Period.

That decision, for the time being at least, effectively annihilates the foundation used by many of the estimated 300 to 400 businesses that have been providing pot to registered patients, putting dispensary owners and their employees in immediate jeopardy.

As if to put an exclamation point on that message, two Ann Arbor dispensaries were raided the day after the appellate court issued its ruling in the case State of Michigan vs. Brandon McQueen and Matthew Taylor, d/b/a Compassionate Apothecary, LLC. .......(more)

The complete piece is at: http://metrotimes.com/news/time-to-rally-1.1195778



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