Wednesday, April 8, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Announcement: Monday, April 6, 2009, Michigan Medical Marijuana Program Begins
Today, Monday, April 6, 2009, is the first day the state of Michigan Community Health Department's new Medical Marijuana Program office will begin accepting applications and fees for a state permit to legally possess, use and grow medical marijuana.
THCF Medical Clinics has approved 400 Michigan patients with qualifying conditions for medical marijuana permits since the law went into effect on Dec. 4, 2008.
Some of THCF Medical Clinics' patients will be meeting in Lansing on Monday morning to first prepare their paper work to turn in to the state, then they will go to the Health Department's door at 9 am to be the first to complete Michigan State’s new medical marijuana application process.
Fifty patients will be meeting to complete their paper work at 8 AM, Monday, April 6th at:
2021 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48912
At 9 AM, patients will be turning in their medical marijuana application forms, their physician's statement and a fee of $100 to:
Michigan Medical Marihuana Program
Bureau of Health Professions
Department of Community Health
611 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, Michigan 48933
THCF staff will be available at both locations to answer questions and provide information regarding the new Michigan Medical Marijuana Program.
THCF Medical Clinics contact info: Paul Stanford, Executive Director, THCF Medical Clinic; Phone: 800-723-0188
Press Release .doc http://www.thc-foundation.org/press/thcf-press-release-040609.doc
Press Release .txt http://www.thc-foundation.org/press/thcf-press-release-040609.txt