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Marijuana Laws

Drug Dealers in Michigan could be Held Criminally and Civilly Liable 

Jan 3rd, 2018 baronedefenew

Under federal law, all states can charge a drug dealer with causing the death of a person if the person they sold the drugs to experiences an overdose and dies as a result. But whether the individual states enforce that law and what...

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How Much Money Will I Need to Obtain a Commercial Michigan Medical Marijuana License?

Nov 9th, 2017 PBarone

You will need a minimum of $150,000.00 and as much as $500,000.00 of both liquid and non-liquid assets combined.  Many observers believe that these numbers are way too low, and this is because after obtaining a license, the licensee must then run...

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Using Medical Marijuana While on Bond for Drunk Driving

Nov 7th, 2017 PBarone

If you are charged with drunk driving in Michigan, then the clear majority of judges will require that you abstain from all alcohol and all illegal drugs. This will be a condition of your bond, and to be sure that you are...

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New Jersey Court Clears Way for Marijuana to be Removed from State’s Schedule One

Nov 3rd, 2017 PBarone

A New Jersey Appeals Court has issued an opinion wherein they indicate that the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (Division) has the authority to reclassify marijuana, and thereby remove it from Schedule I. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency’s website, “drugs,...

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Stay Open Pending Licensing

Nov 2nd, 2017 PBarone

In a surprise move, Michigan’s Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) reversed its prior decision and had now declared in a press release that they will allow currently existing marijuana dispensaries to continue operating provided they have local approval.  Furthermore, that such...

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Proposed Amendments to Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Act Add New Definitions

Oct 30th, 2017 PBarone

Recently, several House Bills have been passed in order to regulate medical marijuana in the state of Michigan. However, these bills are not absolute. Instead, they are subject to change as the state determines more effective ways to govern medical marijuana businesses...

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Entrepreneur’s Guide to Michigan Medical Marijuana Laws Now Available

Oct 24th, 2017 PBarone

Soon, Michigan entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to apply for one of five commercial medical marijuana licenses.  This how-to book covers all the bases and will help those interested in applying get a jump-start on the competition. Written by some of Michigan’s...

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Michigan Opens Medical Marijuana Growing Business to Large Scale Operators

Oct 11th, 2017 baronedefenew

Michigan will let large marijuana growers apply for and obtain multiple licenses in a single location. Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs recently published an advisory bulletin that will allow a licensee to apply for multiple, or stacked, class C grow...

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Michigan Announces Required Medical Marihuana Testing Points

Oct 5th, 2017 PBarone

One of the goals of Michigan’s new medical marijuana laws was to increase product safety, and so, one of the five available commercial licenses are for compliance labs.  The law is not totally specific as to what the compliance labs will do,...

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Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensees Must Obtain Business Insurance

Sep 11th, 2017 baronedefenew

If you are interested in obtaining one of Michigan’s five commercial Medical Marijuana licenses, then as part of the application process you will need to demonstrate that you have the financial ability to obtain and maintain adequate premises liability and casualty insurance...

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