Monthly Archives: April 2018

Medical Marihuana Regulation Updates From LARA / BMMR

Michigan Professional License Suspension or Revocation

Has your professional license been summarily suspended by LARA?

Were you accused or convicted of a controlled substance violation and forgot to notify LARA within 30 days?

With our 20 years experience fighting for our clients in criminal courts all over Michigan, these appointed disciplinary and licensing boards

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Bills that were signed into law (Proposed 2017)

Bills that were signed into law... among more than 100 bills signed by Gov. Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley in the final six weeks of 2017   PA 168 (SB 415): Require retail gas stations to have safety measures to guard against credit card skimmers. Sponsor: Sen. Wayne Schmidt, R-Traverse City. PA 169 (SB

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Successful Section 8 MMMA Defense of 113 marijuana plants and 7 pounds of marijuana in Oakland County.

  People v VD.  BACKGROUND: In June 2014, Defendants home in Rochester Hills was raided by police. The raid resulted in the discovery of an alleged 3,379 grams of marijuana clippings and 113 marijuana plants. The police also found digital scales. Both defendants were charged in Oakland County with m

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Law eliminating life-without-parole drug sentences goes into effect

LANSING — A Macomb County man sentenced to life in prison without parole because of a 2000 drug offense could get a reprieve with a new law that went into effect last week. The bill eliminates the requirement that habitual drug offenders get enhanced sentences, up to life in prison without parole. Instead, prisoners would be eligible for par

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Feds unlikely to pursue Michigan medical marijuana, but treasury will

There is good news and bad news for the fledgling marijuana industry in Michigan. The good news first: The federal budget passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday includes language that continues the policy that the federal government shouldn’t use resources to enforce federal drug laws in states that have legalized m

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47th Annual Hash Bash April 2018

It's April 2018 and the 47th annual Ann Arbor Hash Bash is just around the corner on . If you are attending you should know the laws of the city and the State of Michigan.     The U of M Student Legal Services provides an overview of the City of Ann Arbor laws regar

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Michigan Medical Marihuana Act – Current April 2018

In case you haven't reviewed the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in a while here it is with changes and updates and is Current as of 4/1/2018

MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA ACT (333.26421 - 333.26430)

AN INITIATION of Legislation to allow under state law the medical use of marihuana; to provide protections for the medical use

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Michigan officials shutter 40 medical marijuana businesses across state

Forty medical marijuana businesses across Michigan got an unpleasant visit Thursday from state officials and the Michigan State Police, ordering them to stop operating. And those visits are just the beginning. Hundreds more are expected to get cease and desist letters in the coming days. The state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affai

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