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MARIJUANA LAW UPDATE: ZONING OUT – MICHIGAN COURT OF APPEALS HOLDS THAT ZONING ORDINANCE AGAINST MEDICAL MARIJUANA IS PREEMPTED BY THE MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACT

In Deruiter v. Township of Byron, on July 17, 2018 (Docket No. 338972) the Michigan Court of Appeals affirmed a grant of a Motion for Summary Disposition in favor of a “caregiver” as defined in MCL § 333.26423. The Court … Continue reading

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Marijuana Law Update: Recreational Use in Michigan on the Ballot for November

Just to provide an update on recent happenings in the marijuana field (pun intended): Ballot Measure The language and signatures have been certified, and have gone without challenge.  The citizens of Michigan will get the opportunity to decide if marijuana … Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Repeals the “Cole Memo” – The Feds Take Aim at Marijuana Use

In early January 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he had repealed the 2013 “Cole memo”, thus removing the primary barrier that had restrained federal prosecutors from pursuing marijuana cases in states that have legalized the drug.  This … Continue reading

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