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  1. CBD oil is a step closer to being legalized in Texas after legislators in the House voted on Tuesday to allow people to buy it without fear of being arrested. The bill cleared the House with no one opposing it, paving the way for a final vote before it moves to the Senate, where it may meet some resistance, including possibly from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. (Published Tuesday, April 23, 2019) https://www.nbcdfw.com/investigations/CBDs-Future-in-Texas-Up-for-Debate-Tuesday-508929051.html
  2. CBD Arrests Flying High at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport At North Texas' busiest airport, the fourth largest in the country, customs officers will detain international travelers, and seize their CBD, if a quick field test shows it to contain even a small trace of THC. https://www.nbcdfw.com/c22cdfc5-2b5c-4b9f-8e48-b7c672296066
  3. Police officers slapped handcuffs on 71-year-old Lena Bartula at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport after they found CBD oil in her travel bag. Now she's talking about her two nights in jail. (Published Tuesday, May 21, 2019) https://www.nbcdfw.com/investigations/Traveling-Grandmother-Jailed-for-CBD-Oil-I-Slept-on-the-Floor-Next-to-the-Toilet-510235621.html
  4. We do allow marketing for some grass roots and start up services up to a certain level. Start a blog...Be creative and informative while you slip in your services. If you are a larger company we take donations to help keep the site operating. We are going to have expos if you are interested in marketing your services. We do not allow selling, gifting or marketing "products" unless you buy an advertising donation package and then you had better be licensed by the state.
  5. Sounds like you are in the beginning stages of an interesting show. Please contact us at the MMMA and we would possibly work with you on a symbiotic basis. We also need to vet you here if you are offering that type of service to our members. If we do not hear from you soon your post will be removed. Administrator
  6. Cazmar74, The MMMA has a vetted and contractual patient/caregiver matchmaking service. Would you like to be part of that? We get requests all the time for this service Call 734-707-8515 and leave a message and we will get back to you. PS. We are going to start limiting the harvesting of patients on this site due to the fact that there have been several patients who have not been happy with their caregivers who have not followed through with their medication. So please take it easy with that on the site please.
  7. LARA - BMR Releases Current to 1/20/19 PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY Public Health and Safety Advisory Indica LLC 1-18-19 Public Health and Safety Advisory HG Lansing 1-11-19 Public Health and Safety Advisory CCBD 1-10-19 Public Health and Safety Advisory TGMD 1-10-19 Public Health and Safety Advisory 1-4-19: Voluntary Recall BMR ADVISORY Updated Consent Form for the Sale or Transfer of Untested Marihuana Product Recent Changes to Marijuana Laws Notifications of Diversion, Theft, Loss, or Criminal Activity Medical Marijuana Facility Temporary Operation Set to End on December 31, 2018 Updated Universal Symbol THCA Crystals/Diamonds Caregiver and Patient Status Requirements for Certain Licensed Facilities Visiting Qualifying Patients: Out of State Registration New Maximum THC Concentrations For Marihuana-Infused Products Protecting Water Resources When Growing and Processing Marihuana Daily Purchasing Limits & Item Categories in METRC Clarification Regarding Chairman Johnson's Statement at Today's Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Meeting 30-Day Transition Period Regulatory Assessment FY 2019 Consent Form for the Sale or Transfer of Untested Marihuana Product September Emergency Rules Transition Edible Marihuana Products Bulletin Health and Safety Guidance for Medical Marihuana Facilities Processor Reminders Bulletin Facility Reporting Requirements Regarding Hazardous Materials Application Process Grower Gas Detection System and Fumigation Processor Gas Detection System Criminal History Disclosure Statement of Money Lender Form CPA Attestation License Stacking for Class C Growers Co-Location of Medical Marihuana Facilities Registered Caregivers/Patients Transition to Facility Licensee/Employee Local and State Fees License Application Process Municipal Authorization of Marihuana Facilities Continued Operation with Local Authorization Public Act update and Sample Collection Application Document Checklist Licensee Capitalization Requirements and Proof of Financial Responsibility Required Marihuana Product Testing Points TECHNICAL BULLETINS Safety Compliance Facility Information Retesting and Remediation - Technical Bulletin Department Banned Pesticide Active Ingredient List Clarification on the use of term "dispensary" for Provisioning Centers Safety Compliance Facility Inspection Guide Processor Inspection Guide Secure Transporter Inspection Guide Provisioning Center Inspection Guide Grower Inspection Guide Department Approved Pesticide List Update
  8. Thank You for Joining the Community. Our policy limits marketing on the site. If you would like to straight up advertise and sponsor the forum please see our advertising guide. https://www.michiganmedicalmarijuana.org/ad_info/ We really do not allow drop and run advertising. Feel free to educate and discuss the topic with others in the forum community. Good try though.
  9. GTrick, If you are a registered Michigan medical marihuana patient and are seriously seeking medication...You can find a licensed provisioning center here on WEED MAPS ( https://weedmaps.com/dispensaries/in/united-states/michigan). CALL THE DISPENSARY BEFORE YOU GO! If you are just looking to score street drugs... you are in the wrong place. Please keep your posts civil and relative to the MMMA mission. We value your membership. The MMMA Team
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  11. .Theresa Brennan is a district court judge for the 53rd District Court in Michigan. She was appointed to the office by former Governor Jennifer Granholm in 2005, and elected in 2006 and 2008. Brennan was most recently re-elected on November 4, 2014, for another six-year term, commencing on January 1, 2015, and expiring on December 31, 2020 Livingston County District Judge Theresa Brennan faces misconduct allegations that include perjury, failing to disclose personal ties to parties involved in her cases, requiring her staff to do personal tasks for her and mistreating people who came before her in her courtroom. As the evidentiary hearing began Monday, the commission said it plans to add destroying evidence and obstruction of justice to the list of accusations See the many news reports and victim testimony videos here A retired judge appointed by the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission is hearing the evidence in Livonia. Depending on his findings, the commission could eventually ask the state Supreme Court to discipline Brennan. In the most recent 87-page complaint, the Judicial Tenure Commission said Brennan, among other issues: Failed to disqualify herself or fully disclose her close personal relationship with a Michigan State Police detective involved in a murder case she presided over in 2013. She also failed to disclose conflicts and disqualify herself in other cases, the Judicial Tenure Commission said; Failed to disqualify herself from hearing her own divorce case until six days after she knew the complaint had been filed; Used improper demeanor in court; Directed court staff to do personal tasks for her on court time; Required staff to work on her re-election campaign during work hours; Made misrepresentations during court hearings and in her contact with the tenure commission; Committed perjury. Accused murderer 'guilty' before judge held trial Kristi Cox, Brennan's former secretary and court reporter, testified that Brennan believed murder suspect Jerome Kowalski was guilty before Brennan presided over his trial because a detective told her so. Cox said Brennan made the comment after Cox commented she found it odd there was no evidence Kowalski was guilty in the police interviews she was transcribing in preparation for the trial. She said Brennan told her she knew Kowalski did it because a state police investigator she had a close personal relationship with told her so. One of the key allegations against Brennan is that she failed to disqualify herself from hearing the case and did not disclose that she was having an affair with that detective, former State Police Lt. Sean Furlong, during the trial. A 'hostile' courtroom and an attorney arrest Cox described Brennan as "hostile, demeaning, degrading and belittling" toward her, while another court employee testified Brennan had a "Jekyll and Hyde" personality. Lisa Bobe, who worked for Brennan as court reporter and secretary, said Brennan could be nice one moment and difficult the next, depending on the judge's mood. On Friday, business attorney Margaret Kutzweil called Brennan's behavior "wicked" and "appalling." Another attorney, Carol Lathrop-Roberts, described Brennan as "the most disrespectful judge I have ever been in front of" and "a black smear on the judiciary." Lathrop-Roberts, who was jailed by Brennan for contempt in 2017 when she tried to admit evidence in a trial, said Brennan refused to listen to her and repeatedly told her to stop talking and sit down. PTSD and pay cuts Cox, now the chief deputy county clerk, testified she has been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder caused by working with Brennan. Amy Krieg, who is now an attorney for Habitat for Humanity, testified she left litigation work over Brennan's treatment of her and her clients. In a 2014 case, she said she feared for her clients after Brennan threatened to have them arrested. Cox took a two-level pay cut to get out of Brennan's court in Brighton, Livingston County Circuit Court Judge David Reader testified during the hearing. 'I have no memory of that' Brennan appeared to struggle with her memory while on the witness stand Monday and Tuesday, saying dozens of times she couldn't recall details about conversations, social situations or court matters. Some of her responses: "I don't know," "I don't remember that," "I have no memory of that," "I can't say yes, I can't say no," and "I'm not relying on my memory; I'm over 60." JTC challenges Brennan's truthfulness Lynn Helland, executive director of the tenure commission and the prosecutor in the hearing, questioned witnesses about Brennan's truthfulness. Cox said she found Brennan to be untruthful in "various situations." Shawn Ryan, an assistant Livingston County prosecutor, said she once would have described Brennan as truthful but has since changed her opinion based on "all I know and what I heard." Several attorneys did not describe Brennan as untruthful but said she didn't disclose personal relationships they felt were relevant to cases. Kowalski's attorney and the lead prosecutor in his murder, Chief Assistant Prosector Pamela Maas, each testified they did not know the full extent of Brennan's relationship with the Furlong, the Michigan State Police detective who investigated the case. Had they known, it would have had a significant impact on the case, they said. Tangled relationships surface Besides the affair between Brennan and Furlong, who is now retired from the State Police, Kim Morrison, a former video clerk for Judge David Reader who became an attorney and then an assistant prosecutor in Livingston County in 2016, admitted to an affair with MSP's Chris Corriveau that began in 2007 and ended in 2013. And Assistant Prosecutor Ryan testified that she had sex with Furlong, but said it was not an affair. There also was testimony that judicial staff, law enforcement officers and attorneys went on various trips together and with Brennan. Employees did campaign work, personal chores for Brennan Jessica Sharpe, Brennan's former law clerk, testified that she, Cox and Brennan worked on answering election questionnaires during work hours. Sharpe said the women ordered concert tickets for Brennan while the judge was on the bench, testimony that drew a reaction from Brennan, who mouthed "wow" from her seat in the courtroom. “I would run errands, I would go to her house and take care of things,” Sharpe said. Cox testified that she worked on Brennan’s re-election campaign during work hours in addition to paying Brennan’s bills and other tasks, something Brennan testified Cox volunteered to do. Cox said she didn't volunteer. Sharpe testified she spent three days staining Brennan's deck at the judge's request. Destruction of evidence? On the first day of the hearing, Helland said he intends to add additional allegations, including destruction of evidence. During the first four days of the hearing, he questioned Brennan and her staff about the judge's cell phones and the potential removal of accounts and information. Brennan testified she asked her staff to assist her in transferring accounts and items on her phone. Several staff members said Brennan asked them how to remove items. Skinny-dipping pool party (Forum Note: Don't know why this matters??) Brennan and at least one other witness were questioned about a get-together at Brennan's home that involved skinny dipping. Brennan testified she "got into the pool with my bathing suit and got out of the pool with my bathing suit." But Shawn Ryan, an assistant Livingston County prosecutor, recalled it differently, saying all of the women in the pool took off their bathing suits, including Brennan. "It was a collective decision to take our bathing suits off," Ryan testified. Brennan's attorney, Dennis Kolenda, pressed Ryan on her own actions that day. "You opened your towel by the pool and danced naked, didn't you?" he asked. Ryan said she got out of the pool with a towel, and while on the deck, opened it, flashing a couple people, but flatly denied dancing naked. We haven’t yet seen much of Brennan’s defense Brennan told the Judicial Tenure Commission in a 47-page response in August that she may have made errors in her rulings, but "error is not misconduct." Brennan denies requesting any county employee to complete personal tasks for her while they were being paid by the county and said she told them the rules. Writing that she was notoriously "absentminded" about paying her bills, she noted that Cox and other employees “Would take those bills on their own and make payments or deal with creditors to avoid late charges. She both said that Sharpe, whose last name was Yakel at one time, did not perform legal research for her because she was “incompetent.” And she said the commission is prohibited “from taking action against a judge for decisions made by that judge, even if incorrect...unless the judge did not act in good faith and with due diligence, or a decision reflects persistent incompetence or some disability that prevents the performance of judicial duties." Thus far, all the witnesses have been called by Helland. Kolenda is expected to call witnesses this week to bolster Brennan’s defense. What's next Testimony will resume Monday in the evidentiary hearing. William Giovan, a retired judge who is hearing the evidence in Livonia, has scheduled two weeks of court time to hear the testimony. Brennan's attorney has yet to call witnesses. And there may be additional testimony on the allegations that were added Monday. Giovan said he wants the hearing to finish by Thanksgiving. State representatives call for impeachment Local state representatives Lana Theis, Hank Vaupel and Jim Runestad introduced a resolution Wednesday calling for the impeachment of Livingston County District Court Judge Theresa Brennan. If the resolution is approved by the state House an impeachment trial would take place in the Senate. If convicted, Brennan would be removed from office. “The troubling pattern of improper conduct exhibited by Judge Brennan has resulted in her losing the trust and confidence of her colleagues and the public,” Theis,R-Brighton said in a release, “The people of Livingston County deserve better. If she won’t resign, it’s time for the House to move forward with the impeachment process.” See the many news reports and victim testimony videos here
  12. Coalition To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol. Michigan Marijuana legalization 2018... feat Steve Miller
  13. NOTICE REGARDING MICHIGAN TAXES ON ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES 72 (Rev. 4-15) – Issued: September 12, 2018 Michigan’s sales tax is imposed on the retail sale of tangible personal property. Marihuana and other drugs illegal under state or federal law are tangible personal property, the retail sales of which are subject to Michigan sales tax absent an applicable exemption.1 Have you been charged with a drug crime or violation of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act? Remain Silent and Contact Komorn Law Immediately to protect your rights and freedom 800-656-3557. This includes sales by “dispensaries” or provisioning centers regardless whether licensed under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MFLA). Only the transfer of marihuana by a registered primary caregiver for compensation in connection with assisting a registered qualifying patient in the medical use of marihuana under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMA) is not subject to sales tax. In that instance, the patient is liable for use tax based on the purchase price of the marihuana. See RAB 2018-2. All other retail sellers must report and remit sales tax based on 6% of the sales price of the marihuana or other drug. Legal and illegal activities are also subject to any other taxes imposed in Michigan, including the income tax and corporate income tax.2 See the official document here 1 Greer v Dep’t of Treasury, 145 Mich App 248. 250-253 (1985). 2 Id. C.F. Lewis v U.S., 348 U.S. 419, 421 (1955). To register for Michigan taxes please visit https://www.michigan.gov/treasury/.
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