The Michigan Supreme Court has reinstated charges against a medical marijuana user who provided pot to another user without charge.
There is no dispute that Tony Green provided less than 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana to Al Thornton in western Michigan's Barry County in 2011. Both were qualified to use the drug.
A judge had dismissed the case, and the state appeals court agreed in January. But the Supreme Court says some protections in the medical marijuana law don't cover transfers like Green's.
The law says registered users can grow their own marijuana or get it from a caregiver who also is registered with the state.