Man Investigated for Marijuana Grow After Unintentionally Firing Gun Through Front Door and into Neighbor’s Home

Man Investigated for Marijuana Grow After Unintentionally Firing Gun Through Front Door and into Neighbor’s Home (OCSO, Nov. 30, 2016)   Brandon Township, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT:  11-29-2016, 07:00 hrs.   THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  11-30-2016, 07:00 hrs. __________________ INCIDENT: 15:00 hrs. – Brandon Township – Reckless Discharge of a Firearm/Possession of Marijuana w/ Intent…

Ferndale Pauses on Marijuana Facility Applications while Reviewing State Law

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

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…

Highland Twp. Teacher Ill After Someone Put Pot Brownies in Teacher’s Lounge

Highland Twp. Teacher Ill After Someone Put Pot Brownies in Teacher’s Lounge (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 11, 2015)   Highland Township, MI – INCIDENT: 08:45 hrs. – Highland Township – Adulterated Food #15-200288 SUMMARY: On 12-9-15 at 8:45AM Deputies were dispatched to a Highland Township at the Spring Mills Elementary School for an adulterated…

Commerce Township Approves Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Ordinance

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…

Clinical Relief Drug Charges Dismissed

When the owners of Clinical Relief, formerly located at 362 Hilton, opened in May 2010 they did what they thought they were supposed to. They applied for a business license, they went through the permitting process, had walk-throughs with local police and city officials, and referenced the State’s Medical Marijuana Act and the Oakland County website when creating a business plan they specifically believed complied with the law.