MI House panel OKs bill to close unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries

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Some Michigan lawmakers want to close unlicensed medical cannabis dispensaries once and for all and are pushing legislation for those businesses to get permitted or shut their doors by June 1.

The fast-track bill to establish the deadline was approved 5-0 by a House panel Wednesday, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Other deadlines for roughly 50 unlicensed dispensaries to close have come and gone, and the situation now is tangled in the courts.

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