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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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Michigan Supreme Court Ruling Affects Medical Marijuana Law

Many Michigan Cities Reviewing Current Marijuana Laws In February of this year, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled unanimously that local officials are forbidden to outlaw the use of medical marijuana within their municipalities. Many cities and townships had already legalized medical marijuana use within their communities. Those that have not will need to look again […]

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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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Thirty-seven People Indicted in West Michigan Marijuana Grow Operation

Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act no defense in Federal court 37 people have been indicted as part of an alleged multi-county Michigan marijuana growing operation. Called ‘Medical Marijuana Team’, or MMT, it was led by a man named Shawn Taylor. Along with his wife Molly, Taylor owned a store in Muskegon called In Do Grow. The […]

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Medical Marijuana Supporters In Michigan Concerned About New ‘Drugged Driving’ Proposal

Michigan Legislature Addresses “Drugged Driving” Just a few days ago the House Judiciary Committee took testimony on a three-bill package to address “drugged driving”. The new proposal would require that driving while under the influence of a controlled substance, for example: medical marijuana, would be subject to the same testing requirements as drunk driving. Currently […]

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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 Medical Marijuana Attorney – Possession of Firearms Illegal under Federal Law for Medical Marijuana Users

With the passing of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in 2008, people in Michigan who use medical marijuana within the bounds of that law are protected from prosecution in Michigan courts. The same does not hold true for the federal courts, however. Marijuana use—even for medical purposes—is still completely illegal under federal law. As one […]

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Michigan Medical Marijuana – Dispensary owners and employee waive preliminary examination

This year, Livingston and Washtenaw Narcotics Enforcement Team officers raided Marshall Alternatives, a medical marijuana dispensary near Fowlerville, Michigan. The owners of the dispensary and an employee were charged with delivery of marijuana after selling marijuana to an undercover police officer who had a medical marijuana card with no listed caregiver. The defendants recently waived […]

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Michigan Medical Marijuana – Lost Potential Tax Revenue

A very hot topic in Michigan law right now is medical marijuana. As you can read about in our previous entries to this blog, the Michigan Court of Appeals has recently issued some decisions that limit the application of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA). Like any controversial topic, there are people who feel very […]

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Michigan Medical Marijuana Law – Another Swipe at Medical Marijuana Law Taken By Michigan Court of Appeals

Last week, we wrote about the Michigan Court of Appeals’ ruling that medical marijuana dispensaries are illegal if they involve the sale of marijuana. This week, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a ruling that further limits the application of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA). More Conflicts with the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act This newest […]

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