Category Archives: Medical Marijuana

Are We Headed For Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in Michigan?

  Ten years ago, the idea that medical marijuana would be legal in Michigan was nothing more than a pipe dream to many people. And yet here we are. Nine years ago, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act of 2008 was signed into law. And while there has been a great deal of confusion over the […]

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Michigan’s New Medical Marijuana Legislation

  Ever since Michigan legalized medical marijuana in 2008, there have been more questions than answers when it comes to interpreting the law. That has finally changed. A little over a month ago, Governor Snyder signed into law a package of bills that aim to clear the haze on this topic. From “medibles” to dispensaries, […]

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Marijuana to Remain Illegal Under Federal Law

In 2014, then- US Attorney General Eric Holder said that he was “cautiously optimistic” about efforts to legalize cannabis in the United States. Since then, the number of states that have passed laws legalizing medical marijuana and decriminalizing possession of pot have grown rapidly. Some states like Colorado and Washington, have very lenient laws. Others, […]

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Medical Marijuana Defense Lawyers Say:

The State Crime Lab Should GO! There has been a lot of outrage in recent months over accusations that the Michigan State Police are falsifying test results in order to get marijuana convictions. Which, if it’s true, is a very disturbing concept indeed. But a group of local medical marijuana defense attorneys are not content […]

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Okay to Smoke Marijuana in Your Car?

Michigan Court of Appeals Says “No” The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) has caused a great deal of contention and confusion in the few years since it’s inception. In part this is because, on a federal level, marijuana is still completely illegal in every aspect. The result is enormous conflict between federal and state law. But […]

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Marijuana Growers Charged With Felonies

Bay City Couple Nabbed by BAYANET  David and Sandra Dabrowski, a Bay County couple in their sixties, are facing felony charges for what police are claiming was a substantial illegal marijuana business. The couple are accused of growing medical marijuana in their Bangor Township home and supplying it to non-patients, even though they are licensed […]

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Marijuana Prosecutions in Michigan

MSP Accused of Falsifying Test Results  The Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division is being accused of allowing politicians to influence and pressure their crime lab into producing certain test results. Specifically, the lab has allegedly been ordered to report any THC contained in marijuana products without visible plant material, as having “unknown origins.”

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Status Update: Federal Government and State Marijuana Law

Federal Marijuana Law Changing? The wheels of justice grind slowly…. or so goes the old saying. But it is true more often than not. And certainly in cases where the federal government is working to catch up with state marijuana law. And this is no more apparent than when it comes to the issue of medical […]

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Medibles: the New Face of Medical Marijuana

  It Used to be That Medibles Were Always Homemade… Many people think of marijuana-laced edibles as those stinky “pot brownies” you were offered in college at a party. Tasting awful and smelling worse than gym shoes, early “medibles” were always homemade. And they looked it – both in their production and presentation. But times […]

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Add a Marijuana Law Section to the Michigan Bar?

Michigan Bar Association Considers Marijuana Law   The Michigan Bar Association has a great number of sections, each one dedicated to the practice of a different area of the law. Health Care Law, Family Law, Agricultural Law, and even Aviation Law. So the question is, will there be a Marijuana Law section in the near […]

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