Michigan Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Amendment
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state Senate has approved a bill that would prohibit the smoking of medical marijuana on rental properties where a landlord has prohibited it.
The bill, approved 34-3 on Tuesday, would amend Michigan's medical marijuana act, approved by voters in 2008. The bill passed with more than the three-fourths vote needed to amend a voter-approved initiative.
Under the bill, landlords also would not be required to lease property to someone who smoked or grew marijuana on a property where those actions were prohibited according to a lease agreement.
The bill will now to go the House for consideration.