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July 9, 2018 – The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Director Shelly Edgerton has approved adding eleven new medical conditions to the list of debilitating medical conditions set forth in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008.
“With the changes in state law to include marihuana-infused products, and the advancement of marihuana research, and upon the recommendation of the panel members, I’ve added these eleven conditions to the approved list,” said Edgerton. “I’d like to thank the members of the review panel for their hard work in discussing these petitions and making their recommendations.”
The following conditions were approved by Edgerton after a majority of the Medical Marihuana Review Panel members recommended approval:
The following conditions were denied by Edgerton after a majority of the Medical Marihuana Review Panel members recommended denial:
The Medical Marihuana Review Panel made their recommendations to Edgerton after receiving citizen comments in April and May related to the petitions to add these particular medical conditions to the list of debilitating medical conditions identified in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MCL 333.26423). The approval or denial of the petitions by Edgerton are considered final department actions.
Effective immediately, these eleven conditions are now added to the following current list of debilitating medical conditions already approved for medical marihuana in the state of Michigan:
More information on the BMMR can be found at the bureau’s website
For more information about LARA, please visit www.michigan.gov/lara