Tag: Michigan

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September 29, 2014
09/29/2014
Drug Policy Reform Looms Large on Nov. Ballots

Drug Policy Reform Looms Large on Nov. Ballots

This upcoming election season should prove to be of great importance in regards to legalizing cannabis, and de-fanging the wildly overblown “drug war” mentality that has locked...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Michigan Marijuana Victories in Hazel Park and Oak Park

Michigan Marijuana Victories in Hazel Park and Oak Park

If yesterday’s elections in Hazel Park and Oak Park are any indication, voters in cities and towns across Michigan will be standing up for sensible marijuana policies in November....
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

A CBD cannabis oil bill becomes law in Missouri, the District of Columbia expands its medical marijuana program, Michigan prepares to improve its program, Berkeley will provide...
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March 28, 2014
03/28/2014
Michigan Medical Marijuana Bills Would Legalize “Medibles” and Dispensaries

Michigan Medical Marijuana Bills Would Legalize “Medibles” and Dispensaries

House bill 5104 passed 100 to 9 in favor of legalizing medical marijuana edibles “Medibles”.  State representative Eileen Kowall sponsored the legislation. The republican lawmaker from White Lake...
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March 20, 2014
03/20/2014
Michigan: Regulators Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Patients With PTSD

Michigan: Regulators Expand State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Patients With PTSD

Michigan physicians may now authorize cannabis for the treatment of post-traumatic stress. Members of the Medical Marihuana Review Panel voted 6 to 2 to expand the state’s list of qualifying...
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March 13, 2014
03/13/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.12)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.12)

Marijuana and epilepsy are in the news, Sanjay Gupta strikes again, and state houses across the country are grappling with medical marijuana and CBD bills. Let’s get...
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March 10, 2014
03/10/2014
Bad Medical Bill Progresses in Michigan

Bad Medical Bill Progresses in Michigan

In Michigan on Tuesday, Sen. Rick Jones’s SB 783 passed the Senate with a vote of 31 to 7. This bill — which is now pending in the House Judiciary Committee...
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March 7, 2014
03/07/2014
Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel Recommends PTSD As Qualifying Condition

Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel Recommends PTSD As Qualifying Condition

Finding by panel of physicians, professors, and medical marijuana advocates would make Michigan the eighth state to provide relief for those suffering from the effects of traumatic...
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March 6, 2014
03/06/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.05)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.05)

CBD medical marijuana bills are moving in states that have traditionally been unreceptive to medical marijuana, New Mexico moves to increase supply, Maryland promulgates draft rules, and...
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February 14, 2014
02/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.12)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.12)

Lots of action at the state house on medical marijuana this week, plus Arizona eases up on the rules and the Michigan Supreme Court hands down a...
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February 10, 2014
02/10/2014
Michigan High Court Rules for Medical Marijuana

Michigan High Court Rules for Medical Marijuana

In a bellwether case, the Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that cities and counties cannot pass ordinances that conflict with the state’s five-year-old Medical Marihuana Act. The...
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February 7, 2014
02/07/2014
Michigan High Court Rules for Medical Marijuana

Michigan High Court Rules for Medical Marijuana

In a bellwether case, the Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that cities and counties cannot pass ordinances that violate the state’s five-year-old Medical Marihuana Act. The ruling...
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February 7, 2014
02/07/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.05)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.05)

Project CBD takes on the skeptics on cannabidiol, medical marijuana bills move in Guam, but not in Michigan, and California counties continue to slug it out over...
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January 29, 2014
01/29/2014
Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Program Has $23,000,000 Surplus

Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Program Has $23,000,000 Surplus

Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Program (MMP) has a surplus of $23,534,952.42, accumulated over the Program’s almost 5-year existence, from overpayment of fees. MI’s legislature approved in this year’s budget...
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January 23, 2014
01/23/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.01.22)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.01.22)

Residents of a pair of California counties are fighting back against restrictive ordinances, Arizona rejects some new medical conditions, Illinois sets out draft rules, and more. Let’s...
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January 22, 2014
01/22/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.01.22)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.01.22)

The stench grows in Philadelphia, a parole officer gets caught stealing parolee’s pills, a reserve cop tries to trade dope for sex, and jail guards continue to...
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December 16, 2013
12/16/2013
Michigan Senate Republicans Vote in Welfare Drug Test Bill

Michigan Senate Republicans Vote in Welfare Drug Test Bill

In one of its last acts of the legislative session, the Michigan Senate passed a bill mandating drug testing for selected welfare applicants and recipients. It was...
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December 13, 2013
12/13/2013
MI House Approves Protections for Dispensaries and Extracts

MI House Approves Protections for Dispensaries and Extracts

The Michigan House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed two important bills today. HB 4271, sponsored by Rep. Mike Callton, would allow local governments to license and regulate dispensaries....
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December 12, 2013
12/12/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.11)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.11)

A busy Tuesday in California, herbal medicine experts make a call, New Jersey’s third dispensary opens, Florida’s Supreme Court hears a challenge to an initiative, and more....
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December 5, 2013
12/05/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.04)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.04)

Arkansas Baptists reject medical marijuana, and so do some California communities. New Jersey’s governor mouths off, and Illinois and Massachusetts communities move to regulate soon-to-arrive medical marijuana...
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