‘Seed-To-Sale’ Marijuana Tracking System Proposed For Michigan Medical Dispensaries

Under new legislation in the Michigan House, Medical marijuana sold through licensed dispensaries would be tracked from seed to sale.

MICHIGAN:  Medical marijuana sold through licensed dispensaries would be tracked from “seed to sale” under new legislation in the Michigan House. House Bill 4827, sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, would require the state to establish or contract for a marijuana tracking system. The legislation would complement an ongoing to push to Read the full article…

‘Seed-To-Sale’ Marijuana Tracking System Proposed For Michigan Medical Dispensaries

The legislation would complement an ongoing to push to formally allow and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries, some of which have continued to operate in a legal grey area since a 2013 Michigan Supreme Court ruling.

MICHIGAN: Medical marijuana sold through licensed dispensaries would be tracked from “seed to sale” under new legislation in the Michigan House. House Bill 4827, sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman Klint Kesto, R-Commerce Township, would require the state to establish or contract for a marijuana tracking system. The legislation would complement an ongoing to push to formally Read the full article…

State Panel To Vote On Medical Marijuana For Autism

cannabis leaves possess anti-bacterial properties

MICHIGAN:  A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling severe physical behavior by kids with autism. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel is meeting Friday. The group’s Read the full article…

New Marijuana Law Section in Michigan State Bar

A group of attorneys working to help people better understand marijuana laws has recently gained recognition from the State Bar of Michigan.

MICHIGAN:  Michigan’s medical marijuana law has been called confusing and inconsistent, but a group of attorneys is now working to help people better understand it. The group recently gained recognition from the State Bar of Michigan, which makes Michigan the second state to have a Marijuana Law Section of the state bar. The other is Colorado, where Read the full article…

State Supreme Court Rules For And Against Medical Pot

The task force overseeing the program met Friday for the first time since it launched this summer, with a sharp focus on the growing pains of Minnesota's new medical marijuana economy — from patient's struggles to afford the medication to the logistical hurdles that come with selling a drug that the federal government still bans.

MICHIGAN:  For the ninth time, the Michigan Supreme Court has weighed in on the state’s medical marijuana law, remanding a pair of cases back to Oakland County Circuit Court to have another hearing on whether two men can claim immunity from prosecution for growing and providing weed to people with medical marijuana cards. Richard Hartwick Read the full article…

Michigan Medical Marijuana ‘Provisioning Centers Act’ Hijacked And Corrupted

With the release of the latest draft of Michigan’s medical marijuana dispensary bill, sponsor Rep. Michael Callton has taken The Provisioning Centers Act in a “drastically different” direction.

MICHIGAN: 1,500 marijuana plants in a single garden? Armed guards transporting pot brownies from the kitchen to the warehouse? A 16% tax on medical marijuana? With the release of the latest draft of Michigan’s medical marijuana dispensary bill, HB 4209, sponsor Rep. Michael Callton (R-Nashville) has taken The Provisioning Centers Act in a “drastically different” direction. The Read the full article…

$100K Problem: Half Of Marijuana Tickets In Grand Rapids Going Unpaid

Barely half of the people ticketed for marijuana possession are paying their fines.

MICHIGAN:  Barely half of the people ticketed for marijuana possession are paying their fines. More than $100,000 in civil infraction fines has gone uncollected since voters decriminalized the drug, according to Grand Rapids District Court data. Several hundred offenders haven’t paid up, prompting the court to consider enforcing non-response to tickets as a misdemeanor crime. Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Could Be On 2016 Ballot In Michigan

At least one and possibly two more measures to legalize marijuana for recreational use could still be on their way to the ballot.

MICHIGAN:  Two measures to legalize marijuana could appear on the November 2016 state ballot after the Board of State Canvassers approved petition wording Thursday. At least one and possibly two more measures to legalize marijuana for recreational use could still be on their way to the ballot. The board on Thursday unanimously approved petition wordings for the Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Petitions Approved By Michigan Board

Shaw, who in 1997 opened one of the first legal cannabis dispensaries in the US, received a lifetime achievement award at the confab, for her work as an activist in legalizing medical marijuana

MICHIGAN:  Michigan would legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use under two proposed initiatives for which advocates will soon begin collecting voter signatures. The Board of State Canvassers approved the form of the petitions on Thursday. Two advocacy groups need about 253,000 valid signatures each to put the bills before the Republican-led Legislature. The measures would Read the full article…

Let’s Legalize And Tax Marijuana To Help Pay For Michigan Roads, Schools, Police

Taking marijuana off the black market will generate much needed revenue, allow us to redeploy law enforcement resources to focus on violent and property crime, and ease the tax burden on the middle class.

MICHIGAN:  It’s no secret that Michigan has a problem finding enough money to invest in critical priorities like roads, education and public safety. The costs of providing a good education to our kids, fixing our roads and providing even basic services to residents continue to climb. Taxpayers have made it clear in the voting booth Read the full article…