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LARA Live Discussion regarding adult use with Andrew Brisbo – Dec 6, 2018

LARA Live Discussion regarding adult use with Andrew Brisbo - Dec 6, 2018   https://youtu.be/4k1RmuPLocs

DECEMBER 6, 2018 – A Date Which Will Change The Past

Prosecutors are beginning to drop marijuana cases since the legalization of adult use marijuana and many around the state are starting to follow. The Governor's office is starting to review the expungement process for those with past convictions. "Now is the time to talk to an attorney and prepare the

US Supreme Court – knock-and-announce rule

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES BOOKER T. HUDSON, Jr., PETITIONER v. MICHIGAN [June 15, 2006]

20 Questions and Answers for Michigan Adult Recreational Use of Marijuana

The new Legalization law is for adults 21+, just like alcohol is for adults 21+ in Michigan. Treat marijuana like alcohol, by locking it up at home, not consuming it in public or in cars, not possessing it on school grounds and not giving it to people under 21.   If you have any questions or wish to get into the cannabis business ind

LARA-BMMR – Advisory Bulletin Releases – Current to 12-3-2018

LARA-BMMR - Advisory Bulletin Releases - Current to 12-3-2018 Starting up a Cannabis Based Business? Start it the Right Way!

NEW MAXIMUM THC CONCENTRATIONS FOR INFUSED PRODUCTS

NEW MAXIMUM THC CONCENTRATIONS FOR MARIHUANA-INFUSED PRODUCTS The Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) enforce the Administrative Rules under the authority of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). Administrative Rule 62 (R 333.262) states that marihuana-infused products processed, sold, or transferred through pro

Former Monroe County judge sentenced to up to five years in prison for prostitution case

WXYZ - Former Monroe County judge sentenced to up to five years in prison for prostitution case According to a Michigan State Police investigation, former Monroe County 1st District Judge Jarod Calkins hired women for sex and transported them for that purpose. During the sentencing, the women released victim impact sta

Roseville judge was sentenced Friday to a year of probation and a 90-day suspended sentence

A Macomb County 39th District Court in Roseville judge was sentenced Friday to a year of probation and a 90-day suspended sentence on charges over a 2017 hit-and-run crash in Roseville. Steenland also was ordered to attend substance abuse counseling, pay a $1,000 fine, serve 100 hours of community service and refrain from using alcohol and d

The laws that legalize marijuana do not define many issues in the proposal

Michigan’s citizens have voted for the legalization of adult use marijuana which will become effective Dec 6, 2018. The laws that legalize marijuana do not clearly address and define many important issues pertaining to the legal adult use of marijuana.   Resolving the looming intricate details will require years or maybe a generation o

Michigan Senator Arlan Meekoff – Attempt to Repeal Prop 1 Sections and Ban Home Grow

Michigan Senator Arlan Meekoff - Repeal Prop 1 Sections and Ban Home Grow Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, by amending the title and sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 15 (MCL 333.28101, 333.28102, 333.28103, 333.28104, 333.28105, and 333.28115), and by adding

Hemp Will Be A Top 10 Product In 2019-Says Whole Foods

A great article on a great website Marijuana Moment that talks about Whole Foods saying that Hemp is going to be one of the to 10 food trends in 2019. In a

Hemp Legalization Is In The Final Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill will include a provision to legalize industrial hemp, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and the top Republican and Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee confirmed on Thursday. Thanks for your hard work,

MMMA vs MMFLA

Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) This legislation was passed in 2008 allowing for individuals and their assigned card carrying caregivers to grow and possess marijuana in limited quantities, as long as they had a prescription from a doctor. The legislation left a lot of items open for interpretation, creating many gray a

2017 FBI Hate Crime Statistics

The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI increased about 17 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report, released today.  

Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act-Sec 7 The department is responsible for implementing this act

The people of the State of Michigan enact:   This act shall be known and may be cite

Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act-Sec 6 Municipalities may completely prohibit or limit the number of marihuana establishments

Sec 6 Municipalities may completely prohibit or limit the number of marihuana establishments   The people of the State of Michigan enact: &nbs

Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act-Section 5 All other laws inconsistent with this act do not apply

The people of the State of Michigan enact: This act shall be known and may be cited as the

Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act-Section 4 This act does not authorize

The people of the State of Michigan enact:   This act shall be known and may be cite

Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Meeting 11-08-2018

https://youtu.be/qFr6CQS0LKI Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Meeting 11-08-2018

Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act-Section 3-Definitions

In case you were born yesterday the Proposal 1 did pass and recreational marijuana is legal.  We are going to break down the sections of the act in a series of posts to make it easier to understand.  This act may and most lik