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Marijuana cards up 21% in Lapeer County

BY ANDREW DIETDERICH 810-452-2609 • adietderich@mihomepaper.com LAPEER — . The Lapeer County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved accepting $33,476 in grant money from the Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation. The amount each county receives is based on the number of medical marijuana cards in each respective jurisdiction. At the [...]

Michigan Medical Marijuana Update

In the Michigan medical marijuana world, with all of its legalese and jargon, things tend to get a little confusing, especially for the uninitiated or uninformed. Even for those more well versed in the language surrounding medical marijuana and its decriminalization, the terminology and acronyms can be truly dizzying. It’s been just over a year [...]

LARA Issues Medical Marijuana Facilities Emergency Rules

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) today issued the long-awaited, six-month emergency rules to carry out the state's new medical marijuana regulations. The rules, according to Andrew BRISBO, are to "allow growers, processors, secure transporters, provisioning centers and safety compliance facilities to operate under clear requirements." Brisbo told reporters during an afternoon briefing that [...]

Michigan Marijuana legalization ballot filed

The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol officially submitted ballot language to the state of Michigan today that would legalize adult consumption of marijuana in Michigan and establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol’s initiative would... Read More

Michigan Medical Marijuana update

Here is an article from the Detroit Free Press written by Kathleen Gray, that talks about Michigan Medical Marijuana regarding upcoming business applications to people who want to start a medical marijuana business and be part of what is expected to be a $700-million-a-year industry in the state. http://on.freep.com/2gJGuqP  

Attorney calls for marijuana advisory board

LAPEER — A local attorney is calling for formation of a Lapeer County Marijuana Advisory Board to “set the tone” with regard to marijuana and the changing societal landscape as it relates to the drug in the area. Bernard Jocuns addressed the Lapeer County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting in is response to [...]

Jocuns: a “seeker, a mover, a malcontent,” evading the ordinary

To the untrained eye, Bernie Jocuns is a suit. “The Man,” if you will. But he doesn’t fall prey to the stereotypes so commonly associated with attorneys. He’s no square, the most notable indication of this being his shoulder length hair. And, like one of his heroes, the great Hunter S. Thompson, (who, along with [...]

Michigan Substance Abuse Driving

Michigan takes a strong stand against intoxicated and impaired drivers. Here is a link directly to Michigan SOS website that talks about the penalties and much more related to Michigan Substance Abuse Driving: http://bit.ly/2f9r4i6 If you or someone you know has been arrested for Michigan Substance Abuse Driving in Lapeer, it imperative that you get [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Drivers License, Drug Defense, DUI/OWI, Substance Abuse|0 Comments

Michigan Medical Marihuana Stakeholder Workgroups

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs' (LARA) Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) is facilitating five Michigan Medical Marihuana stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions on regulatory topics related to the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). The work groups are, click the link to read more: http://bit.ly/2xBKdgL