Last fall, 62% of the Michigan voters approved a bill legalizing medical marijuana. But, the Madison Heights Police Department doesn't seem to have gotten the word.
It is sad that this is still happening when close to 2/3rds of the Michigan voters have made medical marijuana legal, and President Obama has asked federal law enforcement not to raid medical marijuana facilities or users. A near landslide majority support this measure, but our so called representatives in this state all seem to be against it, and pushed very hard, during the election, to get us to vote against it. Check this out:
He said he was using the marijuana for medical use and is not a drug dealer and does not own a scale. The $531 taken by police was to be used to pay utility bills, buy food and put gas in the car, he said.
Again, the police have taken someone's money, claiming it was drug money with no proof.Â They have been getting away with this too often, and it is one of the many unconstitutional things about the war on drugs.Â I strongly recommend that you don't carry large amounts of money, whether you use drugs or not.Â Especially if you fit any profiles.