Medical Marijuana Group Gets $240,000 Google Grant

First of its kind


A Michigan medical marijuana organization has received a $240,000 grant from Google, the first medical marijuana non-profit to receive a grant from Google Grants.

The grant is an in-kind, AdWords advertising allowance and other premium Google products and support that will continue for the life of the organization.

The group, Michigan Compassion, says they will use the grant to promote medical marijuana awareness based on their philosophy of "We must increase awareness to increase acceptance."