How To Get Medical Marijuana in Michigan
Law/Bill: Initiated Law 1 of 2008
How to obtain registration: You’ll need a docotor’s recommendation, several of which advertise this service in Michigan, after which the application can be found here. There’s some ambiguity in the law in which Section 8 refers to a “patient” whereas Section 4 refers to “registered qualifying patient”. This seems to mean that you do not need to register with the state to seek protection under the law. While this defense may be available it would not protect you from arrest as it’s only a defense presentable in court, not on the spot. Obtaining a license from the state is recommended.
How to obtain medicine: You may grown your own or work with a caregiver. Traditional dispensaries are not available in Michigan though some caregiver collectives do exist.
Amount allowed: 2.5 ounces, 12 plants
More info: Michigan.gov Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Note: Michigan also recognizes other state’s medical marijuana cards and offers the same protection as legislated in those states for possession.