t-pain Posted March 4, 2014 Report Share Posted March 4, 2014 http://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1026&context=spnhareview AbstractMedical marijuana is becoming a socially acceptablemeans of medicating patients whoreceive palliative relief for their symptoms from its use. This paper will examine the shorthistory of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act. Hasthe state of Michigan crafted an effectivemedical marijuana policy? Is this act effective for legislatures to implement and uphold? Is iteffective for patients using marijuana for its medicinal purposes? Is it effective for providerstrying to earn a living? The research presented inthis article shows that there are manyundefined aspects of the law that create problems and opportunities for improvement. Changesneed to come from all parties involved. Patients and caregivers need to work with legislators toensure that the law is fair and effective. CONCLUSIONMedical marijuana has growing support from citizens across the United States. Michiganvoters approved medical marijuana just over four years ago. In this time, slow progress has beenmade in untangling the nuances of the law. As moreand more states legalize marijuana,Michigan will be looked at as an example for what should and should not be done. This fall,Colorado and Washington took marijuana one step further, and legalized it for recreational use.Michigan and its citizens need to come to consensusso that patients and caregivers can functionlegally within the constraints of the law without fear of prosecution. Norby, mibrains and in vivo 3 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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