Monthly Archives: November 2017

Medical marijuana enforcement hazy as state forms rules

Lansing— The road to the Michigan Capitol is lined with marijuana. It’s almost impossible to drive to the capital dome without seeing scores of shop signs emblazoned with bright green medical crosses and plucky names — BudzRUs, TruReleaf, Best Buds, Kind Provisioning Center — all along Michigan Avenue and the city at large. A co

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Michigan’s war on pot

I was at a meeting of the Detroit City Planning Commission when a proposed dispensary law was being discussed. One commissioner, clearly an opponent of marijuana stores, asked, "If we pass this, can we start closing these places tomorrow?" Donald Bailey, a member of the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board that is tasked with setti

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Medical marijuana caregiver sues in federal court after police raid his home

GRAND RAPIDS — A medical marijuana caregiver has filed a federal lawsuit after police raided his St. Joseph County home last year. Police arrested Sean Muntian and his wife, April Armstrong, after raids at their Three Rivers home and business, Triple Ripple Hydroponics. Police seized marijuana and grow equipment, and prompted an investigation

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Charges reinstated in medical marijuana case

KIMBALL TOWNSHIP, MI (AP) - The Michigan appeals court again has reversed a decision and reinstated charges against a man who was accused of running illegal medical marijuana dispensaries in the state's Thumb region. The court says James Amsdill knew the legality of marijuana sales was unclear and was also aware that state police didn't view

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July 2017 Marijuana Impaired Driving Report to Congress Click here to read the report

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Michigan Supreme Court overturns decision in case it heard at Detroit’s Cass Tech

The Michigan Supreme Court has reversed a state appeals court decision, issuing a ruling Wednesday that a single photo identification of a man suspected of robbing and shooting another man at gunpoint in Detroit wasn't sufficient.   It's a case that was argued last week before hundreds of students at Cass Tech High School in Detroit, as

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Medical marijuana super grows would be snuffed out under bill

LANSING, MI - The legislature is considering a bill that would limit medical marijuana growing licenses to 1,500 plants per location, something that's the exact opposite of what the Department of Licensing and Read more

The More You Know-Top 5 Predatory Practices in California Cannabis

POSTED IN BUSINESS BASICSCALIFORNIALICENSING   With temporary licensing on the horizon, California’s cannabis industry is obvio

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