Michael Komorn Posted January 8, 2011 Report Share Posted January 8, 2011 Traverse City Planning Commission Decides Against Patient-To-Patient Medical Marijuana Ban Posted: 1/7/2011 http://www.9and10news.com/Category/Story/?id=278153&cID=1 Traverse City is still refining its medical marijuana ordinance, but not everyone was happy with one proposed change. The Planning Commission looked at making it illegal for patients to sell the plant to each other, but many medical marijuana supporters were very against this idea and very vocal about it. The Planning Commission won't be recommending the change to the City Commission. Medical marijuana supporters said it's expensive to grow the plant, so growers deserve to be paid. They also worried the proposed change would close down collectives. The purpose of collectives is to provide patients and caregivers a safe place to transfer the plant. Medical marijuana supporters said without these collectives, patients won't have that safe place to swap the plant. "These people are sick and they’re in need of medicine and they should be able to get it in a setting that is more like a pharmacy and less like a back alley," said Joseph Sarafa, General Manager for Crema After Hours Collective. Collectives said that when patients sell to each other, it's a way to share information about different kinds of marijuana plants. "Which strain works for cerebral palsy, which one works for Chron's," said Jay Roush, a board member for the Grand Traverse Compassionate Connection. Jennifer Profitt and Photojournalist Drew Parfitt have the story. Michael A. Komorn Attorney and Counselor Law Office of Michael A. Komorn 3000 Town Center, Suite, 1800 Southfield, MI 48075 800-656-3557 (Toll Free) 248-351-2200 (Office) 248-357-2550 (Phone) 248-351-2211 (Fax) Email: email@example.com Website: www.komornlaw.com Check out our Radio show: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/planetgreentrees NEW CALL IN NUMBER: (347) 326-9626 Live Every Wednesday 8-9:30 p.m. PLANET GREENTREES w/ Attorney Michael Komorn The most relevant radio talk show for the Michigan Medical Marijuana Community. PERIOD. If you have a medical marihuana question or comment, please email them to me, or leave them on the forum for the MMMA, and I will try to answer them live on the air. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/planetgreentrees PLANET GREENTREES Call-in Number: (347) 326-9626 Call-in Number: (347) 326-9626 Attorney Michael Komorn’ practice specializes in Medical Marihuana representation. He is a board member with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association (MMMA), a nonprofit patient advocacy group with over 16,000 members, which advocates for medical marihuana patients, and caregiver rights. He is also an experienced defense attorney successfully representing many wrongfully accused medical marihuana patients and caregivers. He is also the founder of Greentrees of Detroit, a medical marihuana community center that offers patient certification, legal consultation, cannabis education, business development, and caregiver’s classes. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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