City to discuss sale of medical marijuana


STANDISH — The city of Standish will address the controversial issue of legal medical marijuana sales permits within the city limits at their next city council meeting Thursday, June 17.

The council will meet to discuss Standish city ordinance No. 246, which, if passed, would put a six month moratorium on the issuance of permits for the sale or dispensation of medical marijuana within the city limits.

“All we’re going do is put in for an ordinance that would declare a moratorium that would halt medical marijuana dispensing for six months, so we can study it,” said Standish City Manager Mike Moran. “We want to study the pros and cons.”

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The pros to opening a medical marijuana store would be the boost to the economy in Arenac County.

Statistics show more cardiologists would open offices because of the increase in heart disease. Research shows marijuana increases the triglycerides resulting in more clogged artieries. Most heart patients knows triglycerides are worse than the bad cholestrol for clogging arteries.

This would mean more business for the hospital. Maybe the hospital would expand and start doing open heart surgery to repair all the damages artieries. Maybe the empty prison could be turned into a state of the art heart hospital.

More pharmacies would open to aid in filling the heart medications that will be needed for the increase in heart patients.

The funeral home would need to expand to take care of the marijuana users who didn't make it through their heart surgery or heart attack.

Real estate sales would increase because there would be more land needed for cemeteries.

More counselors would be needed to help these new patients deal with finding out their "so-called medical marijuana" which was suppose to cause no health proplems HAS caused them to have more health problems than they had before lighting up that roach.

More lawyers would be needed to sue the doctors who dole out the medical marijuana permits because the doctors will be sued for not accurately evaluating their patient before writing that permit.

Yes what a boom to the economy of Arenac County.

Hey if you want the truth, check out the statistics from California. Check out Dr. Jean Cadet's research from the National Health Institute.

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