Suspension Upheld For Michigan Doctor In Medical Marijuana Case – CBS Detroit

BALDWIN, Michigan (AP) – The Michigan appeals court upheld a two-year suspension for a doctor who approved nearly 22,000 medical marijuana certificates in a 12-month period.

An expert said it would be for Dr. It has been impossible for Vernon Proctor to do examinations, medical histories, and other necessary steps on so many patients. He has an office in Baldwin, 120 km north of Grand Rapids.

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Proctor would need to see 60 patients a day, seven days a week for a 12-month period in 2015-16, said Dr. Phillip Rodgers.

People who plan to use medical marijuana will need a doctor’s approval when applying for a state card.

During a state hearing, Proctor denied having approved 21,708 certifications, but said it was more than 1,000 according to the appellate court’s summary of the case.

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The court found that the suspension ordered by a medical panel of the Bureau of Professional Licensing was not affected.

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