Monthly Archives: October 2016

Charges dismissed after marijuana evidence destroyed

A Michigan State Police lieutenant’s decision to destroy more than 500 marijuana plants without a judge’s order has led to dismissal of felony charges against two defendants. Inspector James Wolf, the former lieutenant/commander of the Western Wayne narcotics unit, testified at a hearing Thursday that he destroyed the plants because they we

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Arizona Drug Firm Insys Makes Synthetic Pot

Arizona Drug Firm Insys Makes Synthetic Pot Compound, Spends Big to Defeat Legal Pot

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 2:53 p.m. A Chandler-based drug firm under investigation for its aggressive sales of a lethal painkiller claims that the large donation it

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US court upholds ban on selling guns to marijuana card holders

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals applies to the ni

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Inside the Legal Struggles of Michigan’s Medicinal Marijuana Industry

Last night's episode of VICELAND's  Weediquette focused on how police forces in Michigan are using civil asset forfeiture to target legally run medicinal marijuana businesses in the state. Weediquette host Krishna Andavolu - about his reflections after filming the episode; an edited and condensed versio

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S. ROWAN WILSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. LORETTA E. LYNCH, Attorney General; BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES; B. TODD JONES, as Acting Director of U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; ARTHUR HERBERT, as Assistant Director of U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and E

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Judge lets Internet giveaway proceed

A federal judge in Texas who was appointed by Barack Obama, George C. Hanks Jr., on Friday refused to delay the president’s planned giveaway of U.S. oversight of a key piece of the Internet, setting up the transfer when a critical contract expires heading into the weekend.
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When judges need disciplining

DETROIT — They lied, stole, forged bank documents, padded expense accounts, drove drunk, slept with litigants and jailed innocent people.   Michigan judges have been in big trouble

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Advisory Panel not in favor of adding eye disease to medical marijuana ailments

An advisory panel is recommending not to add an eye disease that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. The petition was filed by Melba Velez Ortiz, a professor at Grand Valley State University.  She would like to add retinitis pigmentosa to the list  of ailments to qualify for medical marijuana use. It's an inherited disease that

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Michigan State Police Legal Update 122_4-28-16

Michigan State Police Legal Update

#122. Dated 4-28-16 MEDICAL MARIHUANA A person who smokes marihuana in his

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