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  • Some Reasons Why You Should Advertise and Promote Your Business On The MMMA

  • Since its inception and launch in 2008 the MMMA’s (MichiganMedicalMarijuana.org) vision has been to create a website and member driven association to educate and informed patients and caregivers in the State of Michigan.  Legal updates, analysis of the issues facing the community, news and immediate access to a Law Firm that specializes medical marijuana cases are just some of the benefits.

    1. Over 32,000 registered members
    2. Over 40,000 visitors per month (Over 80% new traffic)
    3. Over 75,000 page views per month
    4. Over 45,000 Topics
    5. Over 490,000 Posts
    6. Our organic web presence has been established over numerous years
    7. MMMA has built a vast community and numerous associations.
    8. Like minded individuals who reach our pages usually become loyal to merchants who are supportive.
    9. The MMMA is active in the community and political efforts
    10. Calendar of events followed by numerous members and visitors.
    11. Discounts for long term commitments

    See our advertising page example and rate sheet by clicking one of the links below or call one of our staff to discuss your interests in advertising with us at 800-656-3557


     

    MMMA More Detailed Advertise - Packet 033018-P.pdf

    Detailed information in PDF format to download and review later.  Includes costs. 

    MMMA advertising info-rate sheet.pdf

    This is our current advertising rate sheet with information about placement and costs.

    MMMA advertising page example

    This is just a simple page example of a few placements for advertisements / sponsorship / promotions.

  • See some of our current web statistics below.  These are constantly updated by the MMMA site algorithmic statistical generator.

  • CURRENT REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE MMMA

  • Member Statistics

    32,552
    Total Members
    755
    Most Online
    wmidds
    Newest Member
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    Joined
  • CURRENT FORUM TOPICS IN THE MMMA

  • Forum Statistics

    45,610
    Total Topics
    498,655
    Total Posts
  • CURRENT BLOGS BY SUBMITTED BY DEDICATED MEMBERS AS WELL AS LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

  • Blog Statistics

    588
    Total Blogs
    768
    Total Entries
  • Blog Entries

    • By Michael Komorn in Stories From the Theater of the War on Drugs 0
      Patients and Caregivers are discriminated upon in many facets of life, be it employment, housing, education, student loans, banking, travelling, medical care, prescription medical care, parental rights... and in this case, Emergency Medical Care!
       
      My client is a Michigan Medical Marijuana patient who was having an emergency. An ambulance picked him up, and against his hospital preference, the ambulance took him to the U of M Ann Arbor Hospital.
       
      While at the hospital, the patient, my client, in response to the standard medical care question of "list any other medications you are currently taking", was honest and replied that he uses a topical marijuana oil. He used the oil at the recommendation of his primary care physician to help with his cancer and chronic pain. He had the oil in his belongings when he was brought to the hospital.
       
      The Registered Nurse at the hospital then called the Hospital Security Officer, who then confiscated the patients medical marijuana oil and called the police.
       
      Why is the Physician - Patient privileged relationship being violated like this? My client told his nurses that he was a MMMA patient, those same nurses told the HSO and police officer he told them he was a MMMA patient as well.
       
      So what gives? The police have the discretion to investigate or talk to people instead of making a case out of something. Why waste time on investigating a medical marijuana patient? The police officer sent the topical marijuana oil to the Michigan State Crime Lab for testing, coming back positive for THC. The police officer forwarded the lab report to the Washtenaw County Prosecutors Office for prosecution. The WCPO then filed charges against this MMMA patient. All for .5 oz of topical oil marihuana-infused product that the patient had in his bag.
       

       
      Of course the prosecutors office did not blink an eye, nor did they use prosecutorial discretion. They issued the charges and sent the warrant to me so that I could have my client turn himself in. This is called a pre-arrest investigation at my office. If you ever have a police interaction but are not arrested, it means they are waiting on lab results. After they get the lab results back , they send out the warrant and arrest you wherever they can find you. Be it at your Home, work, school or driving on the road. When they arrest you at Home, they search your house. When they arrest you at work, you may have to explain to your boss what happened. When they arrest you at school you will be embarrassed. When they arrest you on the road, either you have to get someone to pick up your car or they will tow it. They will search your car as well. Then you have to post bond to get out of jail too. So hiring an attorney that will handle all of that, so you can turn yourself in, not speak to the police, and be arraigned and have usually a personal recognizance bond (meaning you don't have to pay anything, just have to show up at your next court date) is helpful in avoiding a bad situation.
       
      This is happening in Ann Arbor of all places? The city that decriminalized Marijuana down to a $25 civil infraction fine? U of M is state property, since it gets state funding.
       
      My Advice? If you are a Patient or Caregiver (or not a patient/caregiver) , never admit to anyone that you are possessing marijuana. Marijuana is currently still illegal and currently there are still people who WILL CALL THE POLICE ON YOU for having marijuana.
       
      In this case the patient did not have his card at the time he was hospitalized, but registered with the state afterwards. We prepared a Section 8 defense to the crime of possession of marijuana and were ready to battle in court.
       
      Instead of our Section 8 evidentiary hearing, instead of the prosecutor wanting to cross examine my client's physician, instead of testifying and all of the pain of a Section 8 defense, we went with a quick Section 4 dismissal. The prosecutor was SHOCKED that my client could not be prosecuted due to having his card now.
       
      Judge agreed and the case is dismissed.

      If you were charged with marijuana possession or manufacture, give me a call. I will fight to get the charges dismissed. 18006563557 http://www.komornlaw.com 


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