KOMORN’S LEGAL TIPS – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

 

 

KOMORN’S LEGAL TIPS  AND LAWS

Below are links to laws and educational information with tips you should know to protect your rights as a citizen. Click on them for further details.


Legal Education


When is a search warrant required?

What to do when you are arrested.

What’s required of you in a Michigan traffic stop?

Wrongful convictions

DEA Drug Schedule

DEA Drugs Scheduled – Alphabetical List

 


Michigan Laws


Michigan Vehicle Code
MCL 257.625 – Operating motor vehicle while intoxicated; “operating while intoxicated” defined; operating motor vehicle when visibly impaired; penalties for causing death or serious impairment of a body function; operation of motor vehicle by person less than 21 years of age; requirements; controlled substance; costs; enhanced sentence; guilty plea or nolo contendere; establishment of prior conviction; special verdict; public record; burden of proving religious service or ceremony; ignition interlock device; definitions; prior conviction; violations arising out of same transaction.

 

Implied Consent
MCL 257.625a  – Arrest without warrant; circumstances; preliminary chemical breath analysis; provisions; operator ordered out-of-service; refusal of commercial motor vehicle operator to submit to chemical breath analysis as misdemeanor; penalty; provisions applicable to chemical tests and analysis; evidence; availability of test results; admissibility of refusal to submit to chemical test; definitions.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT) Act 368 of 1978 – Section 7403
MCL 333.7403  – Knowingly or intentionally possessing controlled substance, controlled substance analogue, or prescription form; violations; penalties; discharge from lifetime probation.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT) Act 368 of 1978 – Section 7403a
MCL 333.7403a  – Fraudulently obtaining controlled substance or prescription from health care provider; certain privileges inapplicable to released or available medical records or information; immunity from civil or administrative liability; violation; penalty; probation; screening and assessment by bureau of substance abuse and addiction services; other violations; “health care provider” defined.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT) Act 368 of 1978
Part 72 – STANDARDS AND SCHEDULES
Direct links to the Michigan Laws and Subsections for part 72 regarding controlled drugs.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT) Act 368 of 1978
Part 73 – MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTION, AND DISPENSING

Direct links to the Michigan Laws and subsections for part 73  regarding controlled drugs.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT) Act 368 of 1978
Part 74 – OFFENSES AND PENALTIES

Direct links to the Michigan Laws and subsections for part 74  regarding controlled drugs.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT) Act 368 of 1978
Part 75 – ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

Direct links to the Michigan Laws and subsections for part 75  regarding controlled drugs.

 

 


Michael Komorn is recognized as a leading expert on the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. He is the President of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association (MMMA), a nonprofit patient advocacy group with over 26,000 members, which advocates for medical marijuana patients, and caregiver rights. Michael is also the host of Planet Green Trees Radio, a marijuana reform based show, which is broadcast every Thursday night 8-10 pm EST. Follow Komorn on Twitter.