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Get cops out of the fencing racket

Our Editorial: Get cops out of fencing racket The Detroit News  |  The Detroit News A bill moving through the state Legislature would get police out of the petty theft racket, but would leave the door open for them to continue engaging in grand larceny. Still, it’s a

LARA Bulletin regarding CBD and Hemp

Cannabidiol (“CBD”) and Industrial Hemp (“Hemp”) Products Michigan - Based on the statutory definitions related to “marihuana” found in the Michigan Public Health Code (Act 368 of 1978), the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA), and the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA), any extracts of marihuana or extracts

Regulators recommend Medicinal Marijuana use for 10 new conditions

A review panel on Friday 5-4-18 recommended adding 10 new conditions to the list of ailments for approval for medical marijuana use. The recommended additions are... Obsessive compulsive disorder Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis Spinal cord injury Inflammatory bowel disease Ulce

Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel For New Conditions 5-4-2018 part 1

Video from the meeting of the  Review Panel on May 4, 2018 for new qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use (part 1) (PART 2)

Michigan-Regulation-and-Taxation-of-Marihuana-Act

The day many of you have been dreaming of is almost here...Read the initiation of legislation for the legalization of marijuana in the State of Michigan here.  This is the initiation of legislation to allow under state law the personal possession and use of marihuana by persons 21 years of age or older; to provide for the lawful cultivation and

New House Bill-Michigan Medical Marijuana Act-HB5845

2018-HB-5845   Changes MMMA 333.26427 from butane to any chemical extraction.   Separate plant resin from a marihuana plant by CHEMICAL EXTRACTION.   Read more detail here

New House Bill-Michigan Medical Marijuana Act-HB5844

2018-HB-5844 Contains numerous other amendments   UNLICENSED CHEMICAL EXTRACTION OF RESIN FROM MARIHUANA   UNLICENSED CHEMICAL EXTRACTION OF RESIN FROM MARIHUANA CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY   UNLICENSED CHEMICAL EXTRACTION OF RESIN FROM MARIHUANA CAUSING DEATH

New House Bill-Michigan Medical Marijuana Act-HB5843

2018-HB-5843 Modifies MMFLA: A PERSON SHALL NOT KNOWINGLY EXTRACT RESIN FROM MARIHUANA BY CHEMICAL EXTRACTION UNLESS THE PERSON HOLDS A PROCESSOR LICENSE. Read more detail here

Michigan recreational marijuana legalization proposal certified by board

The Now / WXYZ TV Published on Apr 26, 2018

Recreational marijuana in Michigan poised to appear on November ballot

Recreational marijuana in Michigan poised to appear on November ballot

LARA MMMA Public Meeting 5-4-18

Medical Marihuana Review Panel May 4, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. Location: Williams Building 1st Floor Auditorium 525 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI 48933 AGENDA The public hearing is for the Medical Marihuana Review Panel (Review Panel) to review petitions to include a particular medical condition

LARA MMMA Public Meeting 4-27-18

This public hearing is to allow citizens to offer comments related to the filing of a petition to include a particular medical condition or treatment to the list of debilitating medical conditions identified in MCL 333.26423(b). The petitions submitted to the Medical Marihuana Review Panel (Review Panel) under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act,

LARA Warns of Fraudulent Medical Marihuana Cease and Desists Letters

April 23, 2018 – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) issued a warning today to the public – and to prospective medical marihuana operator license applicants – regarding fraudulent medical marihuana cease and desist letters delivered in the last several day

Secretary Of State Michigan Licensing Actions

If you commit some crimes in Michigan, by law, the Secretary of State is notified. The SOS then limits, suspends or revokes your driving privileges. Don't do the crime... if you can't pay the fine ! Read the Driver Licensing Actions the Secretary of State 

How hard is it to get a medical marijuana card in Michigan?

If you drive down Cedar Street in Lansing, you'll see green signs on medical marijuana dispensaries that advertise for "MMMP." The initials refer to the state's program for registered medical marijuana patients. Statewide, there are roughly 218,558 registered medical marijuana patients and 38,107 caregivers, according to the state's most rec

When marijuana was legal in Michigan – 22 days in 1972

The Court released Sinclair from prison and, three months later, declared the state’s marijuana laws unconstitutional. There were no new marijuana laws in place, and so, in March of 1972, marijuana was effectively legalized in Michigan for about three weeks.   John Sinclair, “Michigan’s hippie king,” walked out of Jackson

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

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

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

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

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

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

ERAD – Is it real?

I don't know...But here is a story about it.  Your on your own to find the truth.  After the article there will be some links to other sites that will present the device in a different light. Police Use Device to Strip Money from Drivers' Debit Cards Police officers are usi

LARA-BMMR Bulletin-Safety Compliance Facilities Testing

On March 14, 2018 The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has posted a revised technical bulletin for clarification on testing and accreditation standards. The bulletin refers to Safety Compliance Facilities