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The state has asked a court to dismiss a legal challenge filed by the campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan.


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The campaign trying to legalize marijuana in Michigan has filed a lawsuit challenging the state's six-month time limit to gather petition signatures.


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A state elections board has rejected petitions filed by the campaign to legalize marijuana in Michigan.  The next step appears to be a court battle over the time limits set by the state to gather petition signatures. 


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The state Elections Bureau says the petition drive to legalize marijuana in Michigan has failed to gather enough signatures needed to qualify for the ballot. 


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There could be a legal showdown looming between state elections officials and the ballot campaign to legalize marijuana.


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Despite potentially having enough signatures to place a proposal on the November ballot to legalize marijuana in Michigan, a local group will continue to gather support with an Ann Arbor event Wednesday evening. 


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Marijuana advocates are gathering in Detroit Wednesday for "National Weed Day."  

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The annual Hash Bash event will take place this Saturday in Ann Arbor, and it continues to help shape the political landscape on marijuana.


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A judge has dismissed the case against a man who was charged under the State Police crime lab’s controversial THC policy. 


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A new State Police crime lab policy is sparking criticism from a growing number of forensic scientists.


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2016 could bring major changes to the way Michigan treats marijuana.


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A group that had hoped to legalize marijuana in 2016 will instead promote measures to regulate Michigan’s medical marijuana system.


State lawmakers are considering taxing and tracking medical marijuana in Michigan.

Bills to expand access to medical marijuana in Michigan may be benefiting from efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016.

At least three Michigan groups are already pursuing petition drives to legalize marijuana in 2016. 

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Legislation to ease medical marijuana restrictions in Michigan will have to wait until 2015. Listen below as Jake Neher explains why. 

 

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The city of Ann Arbor is hosting the fifth Michigan Medical Marijuana Conference this weekend.


The conference is designed to help educate medical marijuana growers and activists, and will include a variety speakers, panel discussions, and classes.

Conference director Ed Gorski says they chose Ann Arbor to host the event for the third time because of the city's progressive nature towards medical marijuana.

Gorski expects around 500 people to attend.

Decriminalizing Pot Possession

Apr 25, 2013

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Pot Proposal on Ypsi Ballot

Oct 31, 2012

Ypsilanti voters will decide a ballot issue next week regarding possession of marijuana.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.