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Judge Orders Ypsilanti Township Residents To Stop Growing Medical Marijuana

Jul 3, 2014

Residents of an Ypsilanti Township home from which neighbors complained the strong odor of un-burnt marijuana was emitting have been ordered to quit growing medical marijuana in their basement.

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Attorney Tom Lavigne of the law firm of Cannabis Council represents owners of the home at 1397 Crestwood. 

He says the residents were not doing anything that doesn't fall under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act.

Lavigne says the judge also neglected to consider a state Supreme Court ruling against the city of Wyoming, Michigan, which attempted to ban medical marijuana altogether. 

Township attorney Dennis McLain says the local case was different than the Wyoming case.

He says the township regulates the location of medical marijuana facilities.

Lavigne says he has not decided whether to appeal the judge's ruling.