In most states with legal medical marijuana, people are allowed a certain amount of growing cannabis plants as well as a certain amount of cannabis in their possession. But thanks to a Michigan court, those lines are getting blurred, writes Joseph Misulonas.
The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that “wet marijuana” (a term for cannabis that has finished growing but needs to be cured and dried) counts as fully grown cannabis even though it’s mostly unusable.
The case involved a man whose home was raided by police officers. When they searched his home, they found growing cannabis plants, “wet marijuana” and then fully cured and dried cannabis. A previous court ruled that this so-called “wet marijuana” was not covered under state law, and that the man was not covered under the state’s medical marijuana law. The Michigan Court of Appeals upheld this decision.
So basically the court’s saying that growing cannabis plants are legal, and