Michigan Court Puts The Lid On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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MICHIGAN:  It looks like the state Court of Appeals has pounded another nail into the coffin of marijuana dispensaries in Michigan. A pair of West Michigan men who faced little to no jail time after they reached plea deals for distributing medical marijuana appealed their cases, which took a circuitous route through court system. The Read the full article…

Higher Ground: Might Marijuana Edibles Soon Be Legal In Michigan?

The “Get Baked Sale” happening Saturday at a food truck hub in San Francisco comes as marijuana advocates are working to legalize recreational use of the drug in November 2016.

MICHIGAN:  Big things are afoot for medical marijuana in Michigan right now. At least that’s what most activists who have their eyes on Lansing believe. House Bills 4271 and 5104 are widely expected to be passed during the lame duck session before Dec. 18. I’m not a big fan of lame duck legislation in recent Read the full article…

Michigan Appeals Court Rules That Medical Marijuana Law Trumps Unemployment Law

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MICHIGAN:  A new ruling in a Michigan appeals court stated that if an employee gets fired only because they use medical marijuana, they still qualify for unemployment benefits. Three lower Michigan courts’ rulings were upheld: In Michigan, medical marijuana laws trump unemployment laws. In other words, if you live in Michigan and get fired because Read the full article…

Vote Delayed For Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Ypsilanti Township

Dispensaries are awaiting a Michigan Senate vote on proposed legislation that would fully legalize the type of transactions and grow operation the business needs to allow it to succeed.

MICHIGAN:  A vote on a special use permit that would allow a proposed medical marijuana dispensary and grow operation to move into an Ypsilanti Township building has been delayed a second time. Denise Pollicella, an attorney representing the Michigan Wellness Group, asked the Ypsilanti Township Planning Commission to table the resolution for 60 days, which Read the full article…