In The News

 

Various articles past and present we feel are interesting and should not fade away in the blogs

 

8/28/15 – Medical marijuana use for Autism rejected-More local and national news
Michigan will not permit using medical marijuana to regulate the consequences of extreme autism, an official stated Thursday, rejecting the advice of an advisory panel. Michigan would have been the primary state so as to add autism to

 

8/28/15 – Lawyer slams decision to deny cannabis to autistic kids
Lansing — Michigan’s regulatory director on Thursday rejected the use of medical marijuana for the treatment of children with severe autism. Michigan was poised to possibly become the first state to allow medical cannabis consumption for children with severe autism when the state’s Medical Marijuana Review Panel voted 4-2 earlier this month to recommend autism as a condition that qualifies for the drug.

 

8/1/15 – Michigan Panel Recommends Allowing Marijuana For Children With Autism
Komorn filed a petition on behalf of a mother whose child has Autism creating a panel vote on whether to add it to the list for use by Medial Marijuana patients.  This spawned many articles through out the media.

 

6/4/15 – How a sex toy put national spotlight on Michigan civil asset forfeiture laws targeted for reform
Ginnifer Hency says that a police raid led investigators to seize a couple of guns, a small amount of cash and cell phones , medical marijuana. And also something very personal…

 

3/29/15 Judge disqualifies all 250 prosecutors because of widespread corruption
This county may soon be known for having one of the most corrupt justice systems in the world. The width and depth and duration of the corruption truly boggles the mind. A case that should’ve been open and shut has blown the lid off some deep secrets. “Not a single prosecutor or officer has been held accountable for the illegal and unethical conduct that has taken place”

 

Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes.
Largely hidden from public view: the spread of an aggressive brand of policing that has spurred the seizure of hundreds of millions of dollars in cash from motorists and others not charged with crimes. Thousands of people have been forced to fight legal battles that can last more than a year to get their money back.

 

8/25/14 – Prescription Painkiller Deaths Have Fallen
“NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Researchers aren’t sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis.”

 

6/18/14 – Lapeer County prosecutor pulled off marijuana case
Fricke’s attorneys persuaded Chief Circuit Court Judge Nick O. Holowka to recuse the Lapeer County Prosecutor’s Office from her prosecution in a case stemming from a February 2012 raid on her home by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept.

 

05/29/2013 – Medical Marijuana Patient Prison Term Could Cost Taxpayers More Than $1.2 Million
You – The taxpayers… could spend upwards of $1.2 million over the next decade for imprisoning Jerry Duval, a Michigan medical marijuana patient who was convicted of distributing the drug.