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Hope - Autism As A New Condition For The Mmma Program

Posted by Michael Komorn , 30 June 2015 · 2,062 views
autism, civil litigation and 1 more...
"Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all."
― Emily Dickinson

"You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore."
― William Faulkner

"We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that's like saying you can never change your fate."


Michigan Voters Ok Medical Marijuana – Why Are Fewer Patients Signing Up

Posted by Michael Komorn , 15 March 2015 · 4,510 views
LARA, annual report
A recent radio show on NPR featured an interview with Michael Komorn a leading medical marijuana attorney in Southfield and the president of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association

In 2008, Michigan voters said yes to medical marijuana. There are reports that since 2011 it seems as if fewer patients have been signing up for medical marijuana c...


Man Won't Face Jail For Technical Violation Of Medical Marijuana Law

Posted by Michael Komorn , 29 October 2014 · 3,862 views
MMMA of 2008 and 1 more...
Man Won't Face Jail For Technical Violation Of Medical Marijuana Law Man won't face jail for technical violation of medical marijuana law

Unfortunately all too often we are seeing these types of cases reported in the media regarding the MMMA. I take issue with these conclusions.

The law allows each patient 2.5 ounces of usable marijuana and to cultivate up to 12 marijuana plants kept in an enclosed, locked facility. A...


Mark Totten: Clearing The Bs

Posted by Michael Komorn , 23 October 2014 · 30,995 views
Mark Totten for AG, Bill Schuette and 1 more...
Mark Totten: Clearing The Bs Earlier this week I attended a fund raiser for Michigan Attorney General Candidate Mark Totten. When he addressed the supporters at this function, it was more than refreshing to hear the honesty and integrity with which he spoke. Of course the supporters present were those from our Michigan medical marihuana community, and they were all there to hear and...


Man Shoots At Police During No-Knock Raid; Now Faces The Death Penalty

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Caregivers, Medical marijuana rights, Patients, Legal 25 September 2014 · 5,824 views
swat, police, resisting arrest and 3 more...
Marvin Guy is facing capital murder in Killeen, Texas for shooting and killing a SWAT officer that was executing a no-knock, pre-dawn drug raid and Mr. Guy’s home where he was in bed with his wife. No drugs were found and the raid was apparently based on a bogus tip. [http://thefreethough...lled-knock-r...


$455,000 Seized From Medical Marijuana Patient Under Civil Asset Forfeiture

Posted by Michael Komorn , 27 August 2014 · 6,604 views
asset forfeiture and 2 more...
From: http://komornlaw.com...set-forfeiture/

Steve Oates, a medical marijuana patient residing in Goodyear, Arizona, was raided by members of the local police department, DEA, and SWAT Team in March of 2013. Like many medical marijuana patients, he didn’t feel comfortable asking stra...


Cops Are Waging A War Against Our Children

Posted by Michael Komorn , 09 July 2014 · 5,784 views
War on Drugs, War on Kids
Many of you may remember the story of Jesse Snodgrass, a student who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome and was arrested by an undercover cop in his high school. The drug war has claimed many victims and has labeled not only medical marijuana patients suffering from debilitating pain and illness in Michigan as enemy combatants, but has now added our kids t...


Equitable Sharing: How Local Cops Get Around State Law To Steal Your Stuff

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal, Patients, Caregivers 08 May 2014 · 6,289 views

Equitable Sharing: How Local Cops Get Around State Law To Steal Your Stuff Perhaps the most painful and profitable aspect of many police raids is the civil forfeiture process.  Unlike criminal forfeiture, in civil forfeiture people do not need to be convicted or even charged with a crime to lose their cash, cars and property.  Patients and caregivers in Michigan are all too familiar with this abusive police practice.  My clie...


Busted: 5 Cops Caught Lying On The Stand

Posted by Michael Komorn , 30 April 2014 · 1,506 views

Recently in Chicago, a young man was charged and tried for felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana. During a suppression hearing, it became evident that the five officers had conducted an illegal search of the defendant's vehicle. All five officers systematically lied on the witness stand, claiming the defendant consented to the search. A vide...


Who Is The Real Enemy In The War On Drugs?

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Uncategorized, Legal 28 April 2014 · 889 views
War on Drugs, Drug War and 2 more...
The war on drugs, declared by President Nixon in the 1970s, has played a major role in shaping today's society. According to a report by the Pew charitable trust, more than one in every 100 U.S. adults is behind bars . Many consider the war on drugs to be a devastating failure. This seems like a logical enough conclusion. The "war" was declared on our co...