Michigan Supreme Court Rules Against Marijuana Dispensaries

By: Friday February 8, 2013 12:40 pm

Medical marijuana dispensaries are not allowed in Michigan. The Michigan Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that the medical marijuana initiative approved by voters in 2008 does not allow registered patients to sell medical marijuana to other registered patients. Patients are still allowed to grow their own medical marijuana

 

Late Night FDL: Which Causes the Most Harm to the Most People?

By: Saturday October 8, 2011 8:00 pm

You might have noticed this past week that the Department of Justice has seemingly declared war on Medical Marijuana dispensaries. The first salvo was probably at the end of September when the ATF issued a statement that it is illegal for medical marijuana users to use firearms. Since then, the four California US Attorneys have declared that California Medical Marijuana dispensaries have to close within 45 days:

IRS Ruling Could Cripple Entire Medical Marijuana Industry

By: Wednesday October 5, 2011 3:15 pm

The IRS has ruled that Harborside Health Center, one of California’s largest medical marijuana dispensaries, owes $2.5 million in taxes, because it took ordinary business deductions when Congress said such facilities can’t. Such a large tax bill could potentially force Harborside out of business.

Closing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Causes More Crime in Surrounding Areas

By: Wednesday September 21, 2011 12:20 pm

A new study by the Rand Corporation, which is not known for being pro-marijuana, found that crime actually goes up significantly in surrounding areas when local medical marijuana dispensaries are forced to close. And it makes perfect sense.

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