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Michigan Marijuana

Another State Makes Big Strides Toward Marijuana Reform

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Voters in three Michigan cities approved ordinances to legalize small amounts of marijuana for personal use Tuesday, adding to the growing patchwork o...

Poll: Michigan Voters Want Legal Pot

Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

Almost half of Michigan voters say they would support legalizing marijuana, according to a poll released Friday by Epic-MRC. The poll, which target...

Pot Farmer's Probation Won't Change Cops' Plans

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 06.27.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Probation for a southeastern Michigan farmer caught growing more than 8,000 marijuana plants is not "logical or reasonable" and sends the w...

Pot Farmer Recovering From Cancer Gets Good News

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 08.25.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A southeastern Michigan farmer recovering from throat cancer was sentenced to probation instead of prison Tuesday for growing thousand...

Medical Marijuana Users Can (Sometimes) Smoke And Drive

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 05.22.2013 | Detroit

Michigan's Supreme Court has ruled that taking a toke before driving is OK for state-approved marijuana patients in certain circumstances. In a unanim...

Supreme Court Ruling Puts Onus on Communities, Residents and Juries

Michael Komorn | Posted 05.08.2013 | Detroit
Michael Komorn

In communities where dispensaries are working, what is the incentive to shut them down? Many have thrived and provide compassionate services to the sick, without incident and operating within municipal guidelines.

'Cannabis Will Be Legal By 2016' | Posted 03.10.2013 | Detroit

LANSING, MI -- Michigan activists looking to decriminalize marijuana got on a roll at the tail end of 2012, scoring a series of municipal ballot box v...

Pot Dispensary Lawsuit Could Have Implications For Statewide Policy In Michigan

Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Big Daddy's Hydroponics, a medical marijuana dispensary in Chesterfield Township, is the target of a high-profile lawsuit over the legality of Michiga...

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 5: This is What Change Smells Like?

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Barack Obama declared victory in Grant Park amid celebration and the wafting scent of an herb now available for medicinal purposes in Michigan and Fook caught the celebration on tape. Hear it on this edition of Keeping Score In Chicago.