GRAND RAPIDS, MI – In a split decision, a state appeals panel said that harvested marijuana being kept in canisters to dry does constitute usable marijuana.
Alenna Marie Rocafort, 47, said she intended to make hash oil out of drying - and thus not usable - marijuana.
(article here - via mlive).
The defendant had earlier been charged with being beyond the legal limit of what's allowed under the MMMA law for medical caregivers. Caregivers are allowed to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana per
patient. She would be allowed to possess 15 ounces for five patients and
The Kent County Circuit court ruled earlier that she was above the limit - and in violation of the Act. But the Court of Appeals disagreed.
"The trial court concluded that, although the seized marijuana may not
have been dried to the ideal extent, it was 'largely dried,' and
therefore denied defendant's motions," justices Jane Markey and William