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Marijuana Educational Videos

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This video provides a general overview of the cannabis sativa plant (marijuana), the many strain variations, different forms of consumption, and the psychological and non-psychological responses of marijuana use.
Marijuana has been used for its medicinal properties throughout history and scientific evidence supports its use for pain management and other diagnoses. Unlike adult-use marijuana laws, a Michigan resident can apply for a medical marijuana card at age 18 (or younger with their parents registered as medical caregivers). Watch this short video for a list of qualifying conditions and instructions for the application process. 
Policies are in place to warn expectant parents of prenatal exposure to marijuana and its impact. Although every situation is unique, find out more about the data gathered from research on this topic. 
In addition to legal repercussions, it is important for teens to consider the short-term and long-term effects of marijuana use on both their physiological health as well as their future goals.
Legalization has brought marijuana out from the shadows and into storefronts on main street, this can sometimes lead to uncomfortable conversations between guardians and kids. By using the tips provided, effective communication can be implemented to properly discuss the topic and set expectations.
This video helps break down the dos and don'ts of possession and consumption under Michigan marijuana law.

Adult-Use Marijuana in Michigan

In 2018, Michigan voters updated state law to make marijuana legal under state and local law for adults 21 years of age or older, to make industrial hemp legal under state and local law, and to control the commercial production and distribution of marijuana under a system that licenses, regulates, and taxes the businesses involved. This law also allows the personal possession and use of marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older and provides for the lawful cultivation of marijuana and industrial hemp by persons 21 years of age or older:

Michigan Regulation and Taxation Act

The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) regulates the state's adult-use marijuana establishments and licensees in accordance with the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA) and its associated administrative rules.

MRTMA Webpage

Medical Marijuana in Michigan

In 2016, Michigan's legislature passed a law to license and regulate the medical marijuana industry and allow commercial marijuana transactions:

Medical Marihauna Facilities Act

Marihuana Tracking Act

The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (MRA) regulates the state's medical marijuana facilities and licensees in accordance with the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) and its associated administrative rules.

MMFLA Webpage

Patients/Caregivers in Michigan

In 2008, Michigan voters updated state law to allow the medical use of marijuana, to provide protections for the medical use of marijuana, and to provide for a system of registry identification cards for qualifying patients and primary caregivers:

Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

The Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) is a state registry program within the Cannabis Regulatory Agency. The program administers the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act as approved by Michigan voters (2008).

MMMP Webpage