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LARA-9-11-2018 Michigan Extends Deadline for Certain Medical Marihuana License Applicants

LARA-9-11-2018 Michigan Extends Deadline for Certain Medical Marihuana License Applicants   September 11, 2018 – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issue

Michigan 2017 House Bill 4158 – Require conviction for property forfeiture

Michigan 2017 House Bill 4158 - Require conviction for property forfeiture   To establish that property seized from a person because it may be associated with a suspected drug crime is not subject to forfeiture unless the individual is actually convicted. The bill would also prohibit officials from requiring a person to negotiate

2017 Data Statistics on Cell Phone Use and driving accidents

An interesting read about a 5 year trend (2013-2017) accident and crash trends for drivers who admitted they were using cellphone. There is a link toward the bottom of the page to the PDF which has some detailed statistics with a pretty picture.  But you'll read most of it here. Michigan Traffic Crash Facts Cell phone use can be a distr

2017 Stats for Drivers Tested Positive for Cannabinoid Drugs

An interesting read about a 5 year trend (2013-2017) accident and crash trends for drivers who tested positive for cannabinoid drug.  There is a link toward the bottom of the page to the PDF which has very detailed statistics. Michigan State Police (MSP) Drivers Tested Positive for Cannabinoid Drugs (Delta 9, Hashish Oil, Hash

Thetford Township police chief arrested amid military equipment investigation

THETFORD TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - Thetford Township Police Chief Robert Kenny was arrested this week in connection with an inve

Michigan Cannabis Business Licensing Deadline

The Michigan Cannabis Business Licensing Deadline September 15, 2018 The Medical Marihuana Licensing Board's September 15th deadline for unlicensed provisioning centers to close is approaching fast. Only about 16 licenses out of a reported 637 applications

Michigan Supreme Court amendment delays the implementation of a rule amendment

The Michigan Supreme Court issued an order that delays the implementation of a rule amendment that would have impacted law firm advertising.

MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIHUANA ACT – Section 4 Defense

Marijuana Criminal Defense Client with medical marijuana card was charged with marijuana possession. Client was assigned a court appointed lawyer and encouraged to plead guilty and accept 3 months of probation. Client hired Michael Komorn for representation and withdrew the plea. The charge was dismissed.

ID Requirements to Vote in Michigan

ID Requirements to Vote in Michigan You must show a photo ID -or-sign an affidavit attesting that you do not have a photo ID in order to cast a ballot. Voters with picture

2018 Ballot for Marijuana Legalization in the State of Michigan

The proposed ballot language for marijuana legalization in the state of Michigan appears finished. It will appear as proposal 1 on the November general ballot. In April, the Michigan Board of S

Victory for Patients and Caregivers facing discrimination

Patients and Caregivers are discriminated upon in many facets of life, be it employment, housing, education, student loans, banking, travelling, medical care, prescription medical care, parental rights... and in this case, Emergency Medical Care!   My client is a Michigan Medical Marijuana patient who was having an emergency. An ambulan

Sept 15, 2018 – The Michigan Cannabis Business Licensing Deadline

  Sept 15, 2018 - The Michigan Cannabis Business Licensing Deadline The Medical Marihuana Licensing Board's September 15th deadline for unlicensed provisioning centers to shut down is approaching fast. Originally the deadline was June 15, 2018, but the state licensing office moved it due to an apparen

Medical marijuana home delivery?

Medical marijuana home delivery under consideration in Michigan 8/29/18 Medical m

Network with MMLE and other industry professionals

Join Michigan Marijuana Licensing Experts for an update and networking event regarding MMFLA Wednesday, September 12th 2018 @ 11am

LARA-BMMR Meeting 9-17-2018

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS (LARA)   BUREAU OF MEDICAL MARIHUANA REGULATION MEDICAL MARIHUANA FACILITIES  

Detroit Warehouse Marijuana Bust

In late May, Detroit police, along with federal law enforcement agencies, raided what the media described as a “massive marijuana grow operation.”

Changes to Criminal Record Expungement Laws

Do you have a criminal record? Do you want to keep that criminal record?  The time to get it expunged is now.  The laws and the requirements have changed making it easier to remove that debacle from your life that you may or may not have done (but plead to it anyway).  Get your future back in order and feel confident about filling out

Planet Green Trees Radio Blog Show-180802

Planet Green Trees Radio Blog Show About Today's Medical Marijuana Topics The best resource for every

Court of Appeals Opinion-Wet Marijuana Not Protected By MMMA

According to some cannabis attorneys patients and caregivers as well as cultivators in Michigan can't process their plants without breaking the law as a result of a Court of Appeals decision.   During the drying process between when a marijuana plant is harvested and completely dried f

Judge Dismisses Felony Charges Against Marijuana Grow Facility in Detroit

July 31, 2018 - A  Judge dismissed felony charges against six people arrested in a raid of a Detroit medical marijuana grow facility. 2 months ago, the authorities raided w

LARA-MMFLA-UPDATE-Reminds Michigan Temporary Operators Ohio Patient ID Cards

LARA-MMFLA Update-Per Rule 40, Section 2(a) of the Emergency Rules, a licensed provisioning center may sell or transfer marihuana product to a visiting qualifying patient if all of the following are met: Update-The licensee verifies that the visiting qualifying patient has a valid unexpired medical marihuana r

Michigan Marihuana Grower License Class Levels

Marihuana Grower License In Michigan a Marihuana Grower is licensed to cultivate, dry, trim, or cure and package marihuana for sale to a processor or provisioning center.  A Grower cannot be a registered primary caregiver. The 3 levels of a Growers' license

Detroit Judge Dismissed Felony Charges Against Medical Marijuana Grow Facility

July 31, 2018 -A Detroit Judge dismissed felony charges against six people arrested in a raid of a Detroit medical marijuana grow facility. All charges against Curtis Williams, 36; Cotea Jeanne Walsh, 37; Jones, 53; Travis Davison, 27; Jabari Currie, 31; and James Frazier, 32, of Detroit, were dismissed following a raid in the city of Detroit on