Big News Around You: Michigan Supreme Court Rules Against Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

There was plenty of news near Saline during the past week.

Here is a list of the top five most interesting stories from around Washtenaw County during the past week.

1. The Michigan Supreme Court ruled that it is illegal to sell medical marijuana through private shops on Friday. According to Ann Arbor.com, in a 4-1 decision, the court affirmed an Appeals Court finding that Michigan's 2008 medical marijuana law does not allow people to sell marijuana to each other.

2. Twelve lambs died in a barn fire on Hadley Road near Loveland in Waterloo Township on Thursday. The cause of the fire is under investigation, Chelsea Patch reports.

3. Dexter Interim Athletic Director Mike Bavineau called for a plan of action to revamp the athletic department at Dexter Community Schools. According to the Dexter Leader, Bavineau would like to see more leadership support for athletics from the district administration.

4. Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled his budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. According to Patch.com, Snyder is proposing a 2 percent increase in funding for public schools, universities and community colleges in Michigan during the next school year.

5. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a new credit card scam. According to Saline Patch, victims' credit card information can be stolen from criminals posing as flower delivery men.


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