(a) For the purpose of this section:
DELIVER or DELIVERY. The actual, constructive or attempted transfer from one person to another of marihuana, whether or not there is an agency relationship, whether or not there is an exchange for money or any other thing of value.
MANUFACTURE. The preparation, compounding, conversion, planting, cultivating, growing, harvesting or processing of marihuana either directly or indirectly by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance.
MARIHUANA. All parts of the plant Cannabis Sativa L. whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of the plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the plant, its seeds or resin. It does not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from stalks, oil or cakes made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the mature stalks, except the resin extracted therefrom, fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination.
PERSON. An individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity.
POSSESSION. Knowingly or intentionally to exercise dominion or control over a controlled substance.
(b) Except as authorized by Act 368 of the Public Acts of 1978, known as the Public Health Code, it is unlawful for any person to manufacture, deliver or possess with intent to deliver marihuana.
(c) Except as authorized by Act 368 of the Public Acts of 1978, known as the Public Health Code, it is unlawful for any person to possess marihuana.
(Ord. 2677, passed 11-13-1978; Ord. 2715, passed 6-25-1979; Ord. 2982, passed 3-10-1986)
Public Health Code, see MCLA 333.1101 et seq.