|Graphic: Medical Marijuana Blog|
Thousands of patients have applied to participate in the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) since state voters made it legal last year.
The following statistics are through April 2010, according to Monroe News.
Original and renewal applications received: 27,883
Patient registrations issued: 14,398
Caregiver registrations issued: 6,274
Applications denied: 4,072 (most due to incomplete information or missing documentation)
Certified caregivers can acquire and possess 2.5 ounces of usable marijuana and grow up to 12 marijuana plants for a qualifying patient. Each caregiver may assist up to five patients.