Obtaining marijuana could become as easy as ordering a pizza for medical marijuana patients in Michigan.
A rule proposed by the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation would allow provisioning centers to make home deliveries of marijuana to registered patients through an online ordering system.
The rule is in line with the goal of the state’s emerging medical marijuana industry to provide safe access to patients, especially those who do not live close to a provisioning center, said Andrew Brisbo, director for the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation.
“This isn’t a brand new issue,” Brisbo said. “We heard about it even during the promulgation of the emergency rules.”
The proposed permanent rules would replace current emergency rules, which do not allow for home delivery. A public hearing on the proposed rules is expected to happen in September and the guidelines put in place by the end of the year.
The home delivery rule would allow