Register to vote and you could get free pot. One medical marijuana shop in Lansing is using that incentive to entice its clients. The clinic claims it’s just doing its civic duty, but is it going too far? It’s advertised on their Web site as plain as day —- register to vote and you can get free medical marijuana.
“It wasn’t ever to lure patients or try to buy their votes — no, not at all,” said Shekina Pena, the owner of “Your Healthy Choice Clinic” on Michigan Avenue in Lansing. For the past month and a half she and other dispensaries in the area have been running a voter registration campaign. She says she’s been educating patients and caregivers on the medical marijuana ordinance and who on city council supports it.
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