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Michigan: Banned Edible Marijuana Products

Banned Edible Marijuana Products Today, Michigan announced that certain edible marihuana products are not fit for production under the state’s new regulations. Some of the products that Michigan has decided not to allow include: MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the cannabis attorneys here at Covert Law Firm. www.micannabislawyer.com

Deadline for Michigan Medical Marihuana Businesses

On August 9, 2018, the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation held a meeting to consider 25 applications for a medical marihuana facility license. On September 15, 2018, those businesses which are temporarily operating under Emergency Rule 19 will be forced to shut their doors unless they possess a valid operating license from the State of […]

LARA’s BMMR releases advisory bulletin on creation of THCa products.

August 10, 2018 – LARA released today an advisory bulletin on the topic of THCa “diamonds” – or isolate crystals – and their concerns with the safety of the creation process for these products. According to the BMMR, its observations of the creation process of THCa diamonds in Michigan raised safety concerns surrounding the cycle of […]

What is unusable marijuana? Section 4 and the MMMA

The Michigan Court of Appeals released a published opinion that defies logic and removes the availability of an immunity defense under section 4 of the MMMA (MCL 333.n26424) when caregivers possess unusable marihuana.  What is unusable marijuana you ask?  That would be any marijuana that doesn’t meet the definition of either marihuana plant or usable […]

Is CBD Marijuana?

Is CBD marijuana? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the cannabinoids found in marijuana.  Over the last few years, CBD has dramatically increased in popularity to treat a wide variety of ailments.  CBD has been attributed to helping those that suffer from chronic pain, epilepsy, and several other disorders and diseases.   CBD is often used […]

Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulations Extends Deadline for Provisioning Centers Temporarily Operating While Their Application is Pending

Michigan Marijuana Licensing Extension May 30, 2018 The department of Licensing And Regulatory Affairs (LARA) issued new emergency rules through the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulations (BMMR), which will help ensure medical marihuana patients will continue to have safe access to their medicine. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the cannabis […]

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana In Michigan

Those who have no legal right to possess or consume marihuana face what’s commonly referred to as Michigan’s “zero tolerance” law, meaning that a prosecutor only needs to prove that at the time of driving, you had the presence of THC in your system, regardless of your driving performance. It’s important to note, however, that […]

Cannabis Attorney Joshua Covert debates Missaukee County Sheriff Jim Bosscher On Legalization

On March 23, 2018, The Cadillac News published an editorial regarding the legalization of marijuana in Michigan.  The editorial featured an anti-legalization piece written by Missaukee County Sheriff Jim Bosscher and a pro-legalization piece written by Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Joshua Covert. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the cannabis attorneys here […]

More Pre-qualification Approvals but Contradictory Statements from The Board at Today’s Meeting Cause Concern

Thursday, May 3rd the Michigan Marijuana Facilities Licensing Board met and approved all three of the pre-qualification applications that were presented. Two of the applications passed unanimously and the other passed on by a 4-1 vote with Pickard being the only vote for denial. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the […]

Marijuana Versus the Opiod Epidemic

Illinois Senate Bill 336 was passed by a staggering 44-6 vote. The measure is intended to allow flexibility in obtaining a medical marihuana in the state of Illinois by recognizing the use of cannabis as medicine in the fight against the opiod crisis. As amended, the bill allows persons with an active prescription for opiods […]