June 8, 2011, Introduced by Senators JONES, MARLEAU, MEEKHOF, ROCCA, BOOHER, PROOS and SCHUITMAKER and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.




     A bill to amend 2008 IL 1, entitled


"Michigan medical marihuana act,"


by amending section 7 (MCL 333.26427).




     7. Scope of Act.


     Sec. 7. (a) The medical use of marihuana is allowed under


state law to the extent that it is carried out in accordance with


the provisions of this act.


     (b) This act shall not permit any person to do any of the




     (1) Undertake any task under the influence of marihuana, when


doing so would constitute negligence or professional malpractice.


     (2) Possess marihuana, or otherwise engage in the medical use


of marihuana:


     (A) in a school bus;


     (B) on the grounds of any preschool or primary or secondary


school; or


     (C) in any correctional facility.


     (3) Smoke marihuana:


     (A) on any form of public transportation; or


     (B) in any public place.


     (4) Operate, navigate, or be in actual physical control of any


motor vehicle, aircraft, or motorboat while under the influence of




     (5) Use marihuana if that person does not have a serious or


debilitating medical condition.


     (c) Nothing in this act shall be construed to require:


     (1) A government medical assistance program or commercial or


non-profit health insurer to reimburse a person for costs


associated with the medical use of marihuana.


     (2) An employer to accommodate the ingestion of marihuana in


any workplace or any employee working while under the influence of




     (d) Nothing in this act shall be construed to create a private


cause of action against this state or a political subdivision of


this state.


     (e) (d) Fraudulent representation to a law enforcement


official of any fact or circumstance relating to the medical use of


marihuana to avoid arrest or prosecution shall be punishable by a


fine of $500.00, which shall be in addition to any other penalties


that may apply for making a false statement or for the use of


marihuana other than use undertaken pursuant to this act.


     (f) (e) All other acts and parts of acts inconsistent with


this act do not apply to the medical use of marihuana as provided


for by this act.