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It is federally illegal to carry a gun or have a CPL and be a patient or caregiver. In Michigan, this prohibition is enforced on a jurisdiction by jurisdiction basis. The decision to carry a gun or have a CPL is at your own risk.
Yes. Patients and caregivers have very little workplace protection. Private employers are permitted to enforce their drug policies and are not obligated to accommodate any medical marijuana activity, on or off the job.
Yes. Many doctors and healthcare providers (including the veteran’s administration) refuse to treat medical marijuana patients due to a variety of reasons including malpractice, insurance, employment restrictions, social security disability/Medicare reimbursement, and federal prohibition.
Yes. There is no provision in the MMMA which requires a landlord to accommodate medical marijuana related activities.
No. The November 2018 ballot initiative is not retroactive and has an effective date 1 year after voted into law, if it is.
No. Patients and caregivers cannot be denied any right or privilege by a state or local agency solely based on activity compliant with the MMMA.
Very likely. So-called “CBD products” are often mislabeled, rarely tested, and almost always derived from the Cannabis sativa L. Even trace amounts of THC can be detected in a drug screen.
No, not even if they are “the patient’s” plants. Plants can only be possessed by a registered primary caregiver or a registered qualifying patient who has not elected a caregiver. No other individuals may maintain or help with a grow in any way.