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More Michigan Cities Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

In November 2014, five Michigan cities voted to decriminalize possession of marijuana. The cities are Berkley, Huntington Woods, Mount Pleasant, Port Huron, and Saginaw.  These are just the most recent additions to a long list of cities making a change to their marijuana laws. Michigan has a lengthy history of decriminalizing marijuana possession, starting with Ann […]

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Mt. Pleasant Marijuana Law Change

Approval of Marijuana Proposal Won’t Change Police Policy Last month, Mt. Pleasant residents voted to change the city charter in regards to marijuana. The code of ordinances no longer applies to transfer or possession of marijuana under one ounce. That is, as long as it occurs on private property by individuals over age 21.

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Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges in Minnesota

62-year-old Richard Jay Barbour of Spring Lake is looking at a very long time in prison in the not too distant future. And while the drug charges are primarily the result of a drug that is quasi-legal in his home state, Barbour was not in Michigan at the time of his arrest. He was in […]

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St Ignace Band Director Facing Marijuana Charges

Stephanie Terpening, the band director for St Ignace High School, is facing criminal charges for allegedly growing and selling marijuana, along with other drug related charges. Not many details have been released about the events that led to Terpening’s arrest. Media sources were told that police pulled a man over on several felony warrants, and […]

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Muskegon Marijuana Arrests

Muskegon Marijuana Advocate Charged Derek Antol, former Executive Director of the Greater Michigan Compassion Club, is facing felony drug charges . Police allege he was growing marijuana and selling it from the Deuces Wild Smoke Shop on East Apple Ave. in Muskegon. According to the Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office, eight other associates of Antol’s, are also […]

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Michigan Medical Marijuana Law

Supreme Court to Rule on MMA Cases The Michigan Supreme Court has agreed to hear two medical marijuana related cases in which the defendants believe that the state’s medical marijuana laws should protect them from prosecution. Both individuals claim that having legally issued medical marijuana cards is reason enough to avoid criminal charges, even if […]

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HYTA Status: A Chance to Start Over

Former EMU Football Player sentenced under Holmes Youthful Trainee Act A 21-year-old former Eastern Michigan University football player recently took a plea and was sentenced under the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA) to one year of probation. Upon successful completion, Kirkland Bryant’s record will be expunged. Bryant was originally charged with four counts of possessing […]

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Recent Changes In Michigan Medical Marijuana Laws

Michigan Medical Marijuana: Qualifying Medical Conditions to Increase For the first time since receiving voter approval in 2008, the Michigan medical marijuana laws are expanding. To receive a medical marijuana card, a person must suffer certain medical conditions. The number of qualifying medical conditions is being increased under proposed amendments to the law. The Michigan […]

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Four Kent County, Michigan Officers Arrested for Marijuana; Problems with the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act

Michigan Marijuana Prosecutions of Four Kent County Officers Four Corrections Officers with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department have been arrested for Marijuana charges following an investigation that began with postal service workers suspicions about a package in the mail. USPS workers contacted the Kent Area Narcotics Enforcement Team to report a suspicious package which, as […]

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Michigan Drug Attorneys – The War on Analogue Drugs

At The Kronzek Firm, we hear from many people who have been charged with drug crimes. Common charges include Marijuana possession and Marijuana manufacture and delivery. However, a new trend in Michigan is synthetic cannabis. This is a chemical similar to the high-inducing chemical in weed. Fake pot used to be legal, but Michigan and […]

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