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  1. Don't believe the media - Read it here. Form your own opinion. Text - H.R.1 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): For the People Act of 2021 | Congress.gov | Library of Congress
  2. It’s a good day If you are on probation… You know the rules… No consuming illegal drugs especially marijuana. But according to the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act your doctor recommended use of medical marijuana in the State of Michigan if you are a qualified patient you can not be penalized. “A qualifying patient who has been issued and possesses a registry identification card is not subject to arrest, prosecution, or penalty in any manner, or denied any right or privilege…” the act states “Therefore, a court cannot revoke probation upon the use of medical marijuana that otherwise
  3. The Biden DOJ takes IRS side in marijuana 280E tax fight, arguing that state-legal cannabis businesses CAN be investigated by the IRS for probable violations of Section 280E of the tax code. The Feb 2021 release of the filing was made by DOJ attorneys, led by acting Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar. It is believed to be one of the first times the U.S. Department of Justice under the new administration has filed an opinion in a marijuana court case. “That is precisely the federal government’s position and has been for many years,” Thorburn said. “We were hoping that the Biden ad
  4. Medical marijuana patients have had their doctor recommended use of cannabis while on probation in limbo for a long time. Lead trial attorney and advocate for marijuana law reform Michael Komorn and his dedicated team of attorneys (specifically Ally McCormick) secured a victory in the Michigan Court of Appeals for Medical Marijuana Patients As many battles for marijuana patients, caregivers and business clients represented by the Komorn Law Firm loom in the background – a decision has been made to set the tone for future cases involving those on probation. HERE ARE THE KEY
  5. Judges can’t prevent people from using medical marijuana while on probation for a crime, the Michigan Court of Appeals said. Anyone holding a state-issued medical marijuana card is immune to possible penalties, the appeals court said, 3-0. Michael Thue was barred from using medical marijuana while on probation for a year in a road rage incident in the Traverse City area. A District Court judge said the marijuana ban was the policy of Circuit Court judges in Grand Traverse County. Circuit Judge Thomas Power declined to hear an appeal. The appeals court said Power made the wrong call
  6. Komorn Law Victory for Medical Marijuana Patients in Michigan Court of Appeals Medical marijuana patients have had their doctor recommended use of cannabis while on probation in limbo for a long time. Lead trial attorney and advocate for marijuana law reform Michael Komorn and his dedicated team of attorneys (specifically Ally McCormick) secured a victory in the Michigan Court of Appeals for Medical Marijuana Patients As many battles for marijuana patients, caregivers and business clients represented by the Komorn Law Firm loom in the background – a decision has been made to set the
  7. The City of Detroit has opted-in to the recreational marijuana business. To ensure that long-term Detroit residents secure a place in the cannabis industry. City Councilman James Tate created the Detroit Legacy Program. A social equity program that was passed as part of the Detroit City Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act opt-in ordinance. This is one of the most ambitious attempts to ensure that the end of cannabis prohibition benefits the very communities that were so disproportionately targeted by the Drug War. The new ordinance mandates that half of all cannabis
  8. November 18 Marijuana Regulatory Agency Announces Social Equity Program Application Now Online 12 MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces November Business Resource Workshop, Featuring Sozo Companies and Lakeshore Legal Aid 12 Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency Becomes Founding Member of the Cannabis Regulators Association October 26 MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces its October Business Resource Workshop featuring Ypsilanti and Grand Rapids 14 MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces October Education and Outreach Session September 24 N
  9. Sorry Michigan…It’s not you Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that state officials in 2020 expunged the criminal records of an estimated half-million Illinois citizens previously convicted for marijuana-related crimes. The Governor said that the pace of the expungement process was well ahead of schedule. He also announced having personally pardoned over 20,000 low-level cannabis conviction records More States with Expungements California *ColoradoDelawareHawaiiIllinois *MarylandMassachusettsMichigan (LOL)New Hampshire **New Jersey *Nevada ***New York *North Dakota
  10. The MRA has released a bulletin outlining the requirements for the Annual Financial Statement FY 2021 for adult-use establishment licensees and the required report that must be utilized by certified public accountants engaged to perform the agreed upon procedures. The bulletin may be found here and the Adult-Use Annual Financial Statement form report may be found here. More From The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency Click here to view the 30 min Q&A with MRA Executive Director Andrew BrisboMRA Releases Administrative RulesCOVID-19 Updates and InformationThe Market for and Economi
  11. Gateway Proven Strategies Announces Cannabis License Procurement Services for 5 New Legalized StatesJanuary 13, 2021The company is offering cannabis license consultations for Arizona, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana and Mississippi.Mexico’s Health Ministry Publishes Medical Cannabis RulesJanuary 13, 2021The move will allow pharmaceutical companies to start conducting medical research on cannabis products.Group Tries Again to Place Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Measure on North Dakota’s BallotJanuary 13, 2021Legalize ND refocused its efforts on the 2022 election after the COVID-19 pandemic
  12. What can a city do on its own to change cannabis laws in a state where it remains illegal for recreational use? City leaders in Madison, Wisconsin, decided to find out this fall. And as it turns out, you can do quite a bit. Keep in mind that Madison is a city located in a state and a nation where possession of cannabis is illegal. And Wisconsin is particularly stringent. The state allows only CBD products for medical use. According to marijuana law information maintained by cannabis advocacy group NORML, that state can arrest anyone for possessing any amount of weed. The first offense
  13. We get asked a lot of questions all day long and can only address so many at a time. The MMMA is not a law firm and we only give answers that can be verified by reviewing current laws on the Michigan Legislature Website. It is up to the reader to research and confirm any and all information as well as consult an attorney before acting on any of these answers or really anything you come across on the internet. FAQ: How long is my pistol training certificate good for in Michigan? FIREARMS (EXCERPT) Act 372 of 1927 28.425j Pistol training or safety program; conditions; prohibited con
  14. Marijuana growing and processing operations may be subject to Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) regulations. The following is a summary of environmental regulations that apply to cannabis cultivation and processing. It is the responsibility of the licensee to comply with all applicable regulations. If you need assistance in understanding the environmental regulations or how to achieve compliance. PROTECTING MICHIGAN’S AIR EGLE ensures that Michigan’s air remains clean by regulating sources of air pollutants to minimize adverse impact on human health and
  15. News and Information fed to you by the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association. West Michigan Dispensary Owner Fears OversaturationDecember 21, 2020Born and raised in Muskegon, Greg Maki was the first to open recreational cannabis dispensaries in Muskegon, Ottawa and Montcalm counties. While many businesses ground to a halt during 2020, the cannabis industry continued to grow […]Grand Rapids Cannabis Center First Owned By City Resident From Social Equity ProgramDecember 21, 2020Grand Rapid’s first locally-owned recreational marijuana shop is holding a drive-through grand opening this weekend
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