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Does smoking marijuana impair your ability to drive?

The Michigan Impaired Driving Safety Commission was created and given the task of conducting research in order to recommend a scientifically supported threshold of △9-THC. This threshold, much like the .08 blood alcohol level threshold, would indicate to Michigan police whether or not a cannabis user is considered impaired while driving. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis […]

Michigan Governor Moves to Abolish Medical Marijuana Licensing Board

Medical Marijuana Licensing Board Abolished Today, March 1, 2019, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an order effectively abolishing the Medical Marijuana Licensing Board. The Marijuana Regulatory Agency will take its place and oversee the regulation of both medical and recreational marijuana licensing. Gov. Whitmer was quoted saying, “All elements of this Agency have been designed to […]

Changes to Michigan MMFLA License May Affect Recreational Applicants

Michigan MMFLA License Changes Since recreational marijuana use is legalized, those in the office are attempting to amend the newly passed initiative as well as the existing medical marijuana laws. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the cannabis attorneys here at Covert Law Firm. www.micannabislawyer.com

Michigan Marihuana Laws – Home Cultivation and Micro Business

A recent House Bill was proposed and struck down that took aim at-home cultivation and marihuana microbusinesses. House Bill 1243 was proposed by Republican Senator Arlan Meekhof on November 29. This Bill aimed to ban home cultivation by adults, which was approved by Michigan voters as part of Prop 1. Prop 1 provided in part […]

MMFLA Attorneys Say You Can Apply for a Marijuana License with a Felony

Our Michigan cannabis MMFLA Attorneys say you can apply for a marijuana license with a felony. Did you know: Michigan allows for individuals with marijuana-related felonies the opportunity to apply for licenses to operate a marijuana facility? Our MMFLA Attorneys are here to help you understand. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile […]

How Michigan Prosecutors are Dealing with the Legalization of Marijuana

Michigan Prosecutors and Marijuana After Michigan decided to legalize recreational marijuana on November 6, 2018, several county prosecutors across Michigan have started dismissing cases involving marijuana. Oakland County prosecutors have already tossed various cases with pending charges in the district and circuit court systems. Also, Muskegon County prosecutors have dismissed all pending marijuana cases that […]

Michigan Medical Marihuana Criminal Law: Section 8 Affirmative Defense

A registered primary caregiver was charged with manufacturing 20 or more but fewer than 200 marijuana plants, possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony and possessing with intent to deliver 5 kilograms or more but less than 45 kilograms of marihuana. Those are some pretty serious charges. A §8 defense was raised by […]

Medical Marijuana and Alimony / Spousal Support

In Beauchamp v. Beauchamp, the trial court awarded defendant his medical marijuana grow operation as part of the marital assets and awarded plaintiff spousal support based on consideration of the income defendant received for the sale of medical marijuana to his qualified patients. The Court of Appeals affirmed on Defendant’s . For most of the […]

Useable Marihuana and Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Act

In People v. Mansour, defendant’s home was searched by police and an indoor marijuana grow operation was discovered in her basement. The grow consisted of 126 plants and approximately 550 grams of marijuana buds on a drying rack. Mansour was charged with 1 count of delivery or manufacture of marijuana and 1 count of delivery […]

Free Marijuana Microbusiness License Information

Looking for Michigan micro grow license information? Click here   What is a Marijuana Microbusiness? A Michigan Marijuana Microbusiness is a commercial cultivation license in Michigan. This is a type of license used for a small cannabis business. This regulation is utilized where the recreational use of marihuana has been legalized. Similar to microbreweries for […]