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

 

Detroit Plans to Continue Fight to Keep Marijuana Decriminalization Off the Ballot

By: Wednesday February 15, 2012 9:35 am

The City of Detroit plans to continue its effort to keep a local marijuana decriminalization initiative off the city ballot despite recently losing the case in the Michigan Court of Appeals. The city plans to appeal the ruling to the State Supreme Court.

Don Blankenship and the Chamber: Buying the Courts to Keep the Money Flowing

By: Monday April 12, 2010 2:35 pm

Don Blankenship is the head of Massey Energy, the company that runs the Upper Big Branch Mine which just had a horrific “accident” that left 29 dead. Massey’s conduct under Blankenship has been negligent enough to approach criminality, calling into question how much of an “accident” this was — especially since Blankenship and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Chamber and Don Blankenship spent millions to elect judges and get favorable rulings and briefs. This combined effort affects 2010 judicial elections, including the state supreme court in Michigan.

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