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Marijuana Businesses, Revenues And Banking

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal, Medical marijuana rights, Patients, Caregivers 10 April 2014 · 130 views
Marijuana Banking and 2 more...
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) is issuing guidance to clarify Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) expectations for financial institutions seeking to provide services to marijuana-related businesses. FinCEN is issuing this guidance in light of recent state initiatives to legalize certain marijuana-related activity and related guidance by the U.S...


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Legalize Marijuana? Think Of Your Dog, Says Dea Chief

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Caregivers, Patients, Legal, Uncategorized 08 April 2014 · 510 views
Legalization, DEA and 1 more...
This is not an Onion Article. Recently, DEA Chief Michele Leonhart said, ”There was just an article last week, and it was on pets. It was about the unanticipated or unexpected consequences of this, and how veterinarians now are seeing dogs come in, their pets come in, and being treated because they’ve been exposed to marijuana.”  

She was referencing an...


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U.s. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Court Ruling: Cops Must Return Marijuana

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Caregivers, Medical marijuana rights, Patients, Legal 02 April 2014 · 486 views
Supreme Court Marijuana and 1 more...
U.s. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Court Ruling: Cops Must Return Marijuana Remember the Sheriff from Arizona who stole a California patient’s medical marijuana?  He just got told by the highest court in the land to give it back.  

Related: Arizona Supreme Court Sets Example for other Medical Marijuana States    

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Arizona court rulings which ordered Yuma County Sheriff Leon Wilmott to return...


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Decriminalization, Legalization On Michigan Ballots In 2014

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal 14 March 2014 · 1,183 views
Decriminalization, Legalization and 3 more...

At least eight cities and possibly a dozen more are presenting local initiatives  aimed at legalizing or decriminalizing possession, use or transfer of small amounts of marijuana on private property by persons 21 or older.  
Similar proposals have been on the local ballot in eight other cities thus far with everyone of them passing.

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Random Drug Testing For All-New Proposal That Is Gaining Momentum

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Medical marijuana rights, Legal 13 March 2014 · 307 views
Drug testing, Marijuana Users and 3 more...
A chilling new paper has been released by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) which calls for increased use of random drug testing for Americans of all ages. The paper states that random drug testing is currently “underutilized” and ought to be expanded to include people of all ages in virtually all aspects of daily life.    The paper was pe...


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50 Years After Key Case, Problems Defending The Poor Persist

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal, Patients, Medical marijuana rights, Caregivers 16 March 2013 · 1,381 views
gideon v wainwright and 4 more...
The 50 Year Anniversary of a defendant's constitutional right to counsel, begs the question.. has Gideon fulfilled its goals, do the indigent defendants get less justice than those who can afford to hire a lawyer?   A half-century after Gideon v. Wainwright, many lawyers say the system for providing defense attorneys for the poor is in crisis....


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Cautious Optimism For Approval Of New Medical Marijuana Conditions

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal, Caregivers, Medical marijuana rights, Patients 06 February 2013 · 6,636 views
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Last August, the state began assembling a medical marihuana review panel, with the ultimate goal of finally hearing arguments to add new conditions to the Michigan Medical Marihuana registry. Now, with the
help of that panel, more than four years after Michigan residents approved the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA), the registry is close to adding i...


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Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard, Pilot, County Sued Over Claims Of Damage From Helicopter At Dream Cruise.

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Caregivers, Medical marijuana rights, Patients, Legal, Uncategorized 04 November 2012 · 607 views
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The Oakland Press/DUSTIN BLITCHOK. Terry McIninch, left, and defense attorney Steven Reifman talk to reporters on Saturday in the Pontiac lot where McIninch says an Oakland County She...


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Dr. William Courtney- Guest On Planet Green Trees

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal, Patients, Medical marijuana rights, Caregivers 12 October 2012 · 561 views

Great Show last night- we had the world renowned leading specialist in the human cannabinoid system Dr. William Courtney. If you want to learn about the health benefits of Raw Juicing the cannabis plant, this is the show you want to listen to. (Dr. Courtney and the Medical Cannabis Communities favorite Legislature Representative Callton will be speaking t...


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Federal Court Of Appeals To Consider The Benefits Of Medical Marihuana

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Caregivers, Legal, Medical marijuana rights, Patients 09 October 2012 · 681 views
Asa, dea, rescheduling, schedule1 and 3 more...
Here are the Summary of the arguments

THE DEA ACTED ARBITRARILY AND CAPRICIOUSLY, AND WITHOUT SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE, IN CONCLUDING THAT MARIJUANA DOES NOT HAVE A “CURRENTLY ACCEPTED MEDICA USE IN TREATMENT IN THE UNITED STATES”


QUALIFIED EXPERTS RECOGNIZE THAT MARIJUANA HAS MEDICAL USE

THE DEA ERRED IN FAILING TO FIND THAT MARIJUANA’S CHEMISTRY IS KNO...