MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) -- Regulators have approved adding Cerebral Palsy to the list of debilitating medical conditions set forth in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008.
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) approved Cerebral Palsy after the Medical Marihuana Review Panel members unanimously recommended denial.
LARA also denied the condition of Chronic Aggressive Behavior after panel members unanimously recommended denial.
The recommendations were made to the department after receiving citizen comments in February related to the petitions to add these conditions to the list of debilitating medical conditions identified in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act.
Effective immediately, Cerebral Palsy is now added to the following current list of debilitating medical conditions already approved for medical marijuana in Michigan:
A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
If you would like to see more information about marijuana regulation in Michigan, you can find it online on the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation's website.