Monthly Archives: October 2017

Michigan local governments take note – Rules emerge for medical marijuana facilities

With rules forthcoming from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Michigan State University Extension is offering training for local government on next steps in local regulation of medical marijuana facilities.   On September 21, 2016, Governor Snyder signed three new laws that clarify and add to the state’s voter-approve

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Marijuana’s Pay-To-Play Licensing Trend

Setting up ridiculously difficult requirements for licensing eligibility prioritizes the high profits of a few over industry efficiency, true competition, and patient/consumer rights.   State-sanctioned medical marijuana operational licenses are increasingly becoming a “pay-to-play, greatest barrier to entry” model. In this sort of s

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Study Explains Why Hemp and Marijuana are Different

Genetic differences between hemp and marijuana determine whether Cannabis plants have the potential for psychoactivity, a new study by University of Minnesota scientists shows. "Given the diversity of cultivated forms of Cannabis, we wanted to identify the genes responsible for differences in drug content," says U of M plant biologist George Wei

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GlaxoSmithKline to Plead Guilty and Pay $3 Billion to Resolve Fraud

Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in U.S. History

Department of Justice - Office of Public Affairs Monday, July 2, 2012 Global health care giant GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK) agreed to plead guilty and to pay $3 billion to resolve its criminal and civil liability arising from the company’s unlawful

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LARA-Medical Marihuana Regulation – House Bill 4209-HB4827 and HB4210-FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

When can I apply for my license?

  After December 15, 2017.  

What does the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board (“the board”) do?

  The Medical Marihuana Licensing Board is comprised of 5 members, appointed by the Governor (with input from the Senate Majorit

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Medical Marihuana Business Development Legal Assistance

On September 14, 2016, the Michigan Legislature succeeded in passing several medical marihuana dispensary legislation acts. The acts were signed by Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder on September 22,  2016 Komorn Law can assist you with clarification and utilization of these new regulations and protections.   To learn

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The implied license to approach a home and conduct a "knock and talk" is time sensitive and the police violated the Fourth Amendment when they trespassed on the defendants’ property in the predawn hours with the intent to gather information In Read more

Public Health Code amended to eliminate forfeiture bond requirements

FORFEITURE Public Health Code amended to eliminate forfeiture bond requirements Public Act 418 of 2016 amended MCL 333.7523(1)(c) of the Public Health Code to eliminate the requirement that a person post a cash bond in order to file a written claim expressing an interest in propert

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