me http://michiganradio.org en Courts filling in gaps in Michigan's medical marijuana law http://michiganradio.org/post/courts-filling-gaps-michigans-medical-marijuana-law <p>The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled medical marijuana users may share small amounts of pot without running afoul of state law. But that’s only if no money changes hands.</p><p>Courts have been busy filling gaps in Michigan’s medical marijuana law since it was approved by voters in 2008.</p><p>In this case, Tony Green’s defense against drug delivery charges was that he shared – without compensation -- a small amount of pot with another legally registered medical marijuana user. The appeals court said that is allowed under the Medical Marijuana Act.<br><br>The decision could be appealed to the state Supreme Court, which has already ruled patient-to-patient marijuana sales are illegal.</p><p>The Supreme Court is expected to issue a couple more medical marijuana decisions in the near future – including one on whether the law permits dispensaries that charge some kind of fee. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:19:12 +0000 Rick Pluta 11031 at http://michiganradio.org Courts filling in gaps in Michigan's medical marijuana law