Entries by MCL Admin

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 […]

Local Ordinances and the MMMA Michigan

If you are Michigan Marijuana caregiver you might want to know that many local municipalities are creating conflicting local ordinances and the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act (MMMA Michigan). Charter Township of York and the MMMA Michigan This case is a court of appeals case in which a conflict between local ordinances and medical marijuana laws […]

Joshua Covert of The Michigan Cannabis Lawyers is Interviewed in the Lansing City Pulse

Marijuana attorney Joshua Covert was recently interviewed by the Lansing City Pulse in the annual 4/20 edition. The article discusses his work as a Cannabis Lawyer and how he fights the drug war. “I started thinking about my mom going to jail for using cannabis and that’s kind of like what spurred the thought about […]

Attorney Joshua Covert Speaks at UNRIG THE SYSTEM Event in Lansing

On Sunday, April 15th attorney Joshua Covert spoke at an event in Lansing geared to sharing information about local activism and grassroots efforts to empower citizens to play a larger role in the political process. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the cannabis attorneys here at Covert Law Firm. www.micannabislawyer.com

Why the Next Medical Marijuana Licensing Board Meeting is Super Important

The next Michigan Medical Marihuana (Marijuana) Facility Licensing Act board meeting will tell us a lot in regards to timelines for the upcoming industry. The Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) began accepting applications for licenses under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facility Licensing Act (MMFLA) in December of 2017.  Hundreds of applications have been submitted […]

Ann Arbor’s Annual Hash Bash

John Sinclair paved the way for what is now known as Hash Bash. This event that takes place each year in Ann Arbor, Michigan to celebrate and support the movement toward the legalization of marijuana in our great state. Ann Arbors Hash Bash is a great way to stick it to the man and celebrate […]

State of Michigan Orders Hundreds of Medical Marihuana Provisioning Centers to Close Their Doors

Michigan has approximately 277,000 medical marihuana patients. Those individuals may find themselves having to travel a greater distance to purchase marihuana after Michigan issued cease and desist letters to over 200 medical marihuana provisioning centers, many of them located in Wayne County. MCL AdminThe Michigan Cannabis Lawyer Admin is the profile for the cannabis attorneys […]