Medical Marijuana

Medical Pot Ban Goes Up in Smoke

A Wyoming, Michigan, ban on medical marijuana was struck down for violating the state's authorization of the same

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan applauded a state appeals court decision today declaring the City of Wyoming's ordinance that bans medical marijuana "void and unenforceable" because it directly violates the state's Medical Marihuana Act.

The lawsuit was originally filed in November 2010 on behalf of John Ter Beek, a retired attorney and medical marijuana patient who suffers from diabetes and a neurological disorder that causes neuropathy and severe pain.