Nearly 225,000 people have state-issued cards, but the law has confused many and has led to significant legal disputes, including over how to obtain and store the drug. Large illegal growing operations have been busted around the state. Since 2015, lawmakers have set aside money for sheriffs for medical marijuana enforcement and education. It’s administered by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Every county was eligible this year for a portion of the $3 million, based on the number of new cards or renewals in that county. Seventeen counties spent $823,000 in 2016, according to a state report. The largest, Wayne and Oakland, spent a combined 67 percent of that figure. Oakland spent $282,661, much of it on training and investigation overtime. no datahttp://foresthillmotel.com/quietrubyhughes/2016/08/02/the-relationship-between-mother-and-child-is-so-close-that-the-mother-is-keenly-interested-in-anything-whatever-that-the-child-says-or-doesThe sheriff’s office bought a $31,000 van, a $30,000 pickup truck and a $6,800 cargo trailer. “We didn’t have equipment,” Sheriff Mike Bouchard said.
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