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Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants

December 13th 2017

Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants (LARA, Dec. 13, 2017) Lansing, MI – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will be ready to accept applications for medical marihuana facility licenses beginning this Friday, December 15, 2017. The department is prepared to accept applications for all license types – grower, processor, […]

Holly Hosting Town Hall About Medical Marijuana Zoning Aug. 22

August 12th 2017

Holly Hosting Town Hall About Medical Marijuana Zoning Aug. 22 Holly, MI -Come express thoughts and opinions on the Village of Holly‘s opt-in or opt-out decision regarding Legislation PA 281 on Medical Marijuana. This meeting will be held at the Karl Richter Community Center ( 920 E. Baird Street) Auditorium on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at […]

Townhall to Discuss Pro Side of Medical Marijuana Zoning in Holly Aug. 17

August 2nd 2017

Townhall to Discuss Pro Side of Medical Marijuana Zoning in Holly Aug. 17 Holly, MI – On Thursday, Aug. 17 from 6:30-8:30pm Holly Councilperson Dave Cruickshank will hold a medical marijuana town hall to get input from residents before voting on the issue. The topic of allowing medical marijuana related businesses has been brewing in […]

Holly Taking Time to Weigh Both Sides in Marijuana Decision (Video)

June 16th 2017

Holly Taking Time to Weigh Both Sides in Marijuana Decision (Video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2017) Holly, MI – The Village of Holly Council heard a presentation Tuesday about what new laws mean for municipalities that chose to opt in or opt out of allowing medical marijuana businesses, but no vote has been taken […]

Holly Township to Consider Marijuana Business Ban, Village to Discuss

May 3rd 2017

Holly Township to Consider Marijuana Business Ban, Village to Discuss (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 3017) Holly, MI – Should Holly allow medical marijuana businesses?  That’s a topic currently being discussed both in Holly Township and in the Village of Holly following recent changes to state law that give communities the chance to allow different […]

Ferndale Pauses on Marijuana Facility Applications while Reviewing State Law

November 16th 2016

Ferndale Pauses on Marijuana Facility Applications while Reviewing State Law (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 16, 2016) Ferndale, MI –  Ferndale officials put a pause on accepting applications for medical marijuana facilities, but want it to be clear they don’t oppose them.  They just want to do things right. Ferndale City Council voted Monday to suspend […]

MML#7 Livonia … Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation

October 10th 2016

MML#7  Livonia Chief Assistant Attorney Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Communities across the state are trying to stay abreast of how the Medical Marijuana Act and subsequent case law and legislation impacts them.  Some officials welcome the efforts to cultivate medical marijuana based businesses, others […]

Commerce Township Approves Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Ordinance

June 12th 2015

Commerce Township Approves Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Ordinance (compiled, June 12, 2015) Westend, a news magazine serving NW Oakland County, reports the Commerce Township Board of Trustees voted to approve a zoning ordinance to regulate medical marijuana cultivation facilities.  The unanimous vote happened June 9.  Twelve or more pants in one building equals a “cultivation […]

Straight Talk on Medical Marijuana Laws: Proposed Changes

May 15th 2012

Last week, Attorney Lisa J. Schmidt of Schmidt Law Services, PLLC, presented Straight Talk on Medical Marijuana Laws at the Ferndale Public Library. In that talk she discussed recent proposals by both legislators and the public to modify the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and the effects these modifications may have on the ability of qualified patients to use the drug

People vs. Argo et. all VIDEO Released

November 16th 2010

The following links show the preliminary exam in the matter of The People vs. Argo et. all. More information on this story will be up in the next week, but we’ve had many requests for these videos, so there they are….