Overreaching governmental intrusions into our personal privacy, criminalization of minor drug offenses and an extremely overpopulated prison are realities we've all begrudgingly come to accept. But why?
This mayor's assumption about any person starting up a compassionate care center is that they are fronting for the illegal behavior they really want to engage in. Pretty pessimistic, Mr. Mayor. And completely absurd as well.
The goal should be to change the perception of medical marijuana and increase patient safety, not leave them open for more scrutiny and harassment. The new bills are a step back for Michigan and the Michigan medical marijuana act.
No other prescription or diagnosis is as scrutinized as a medical marijuana recommendation, despite doctors being tasked with control, regulation and administering thousands of other substances throughout their careers.
While the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously agreed to protect medical marijuana patients, preserving the intent of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, the medical marijuana registry must remain confidential in order for the MMMA to work.