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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - A new bill would allow local officials and residents to decide if they want to have dispensaries in their communities. It's a response to a state supreme court decision earlier this month that essentially outlaws such businesses.
Roxanna Green serves as the caregiver for both her father and step-father, both diagnosed with cancer in their lymph nodes. She says the information and the medicine she received from jackson County Compassion Club or JC3, boosted their quality of life.
"He's actually happy, he's enjoying life. And this, I haven't seen my dad happy and active in about six years," said Green.
JC3 is run by Roger Maufort and is one of the many dispensaries that could be shut down if the bill sponsored by Mike Callton doesn't pass. He says the biggest reason dispensaries need to exist is the safety of the patients.
"Dispensaries are important for safe access and knowledge and a variety of medications to be available to patients to be able to find what's going to work for them," said Maufort.
City Councilmember Laura Dwyer Schlecte says dispensaries also create a brand people can relate to.
"That allows someone to establish a business and build that reputation and earn the trust of the people that will go to them," said Dwyer Schlecte.
She says there is bipartisan support for the bill, so she thinks there's a high likelyhood it will pass.
Representative Callton is expected to introduce the bill in the House sometime Tuesday. It's currently backed by eight democrats and eight republicans.
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