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Marijuana Businesses, Revenues And Banking

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Legal, Medical marijuana rights, Patients, Caregivers 10 April 2014 · 175 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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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 · 503 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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Random Drug Testing For All-New Proposal That Is Gaining Momentum

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Medical marijuana rights, Legal 13 March 2014 · 320 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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This Is A Man Who Makes Millions (In Your Tax Dollars) Keeping Marijuana Illegal

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Medical marijuana rights 25 July 2013 · 853 views
Medical marijuana and 7 more...
Back in 2010, when Californians were given the opportunity to vote to legalize marijuana in their state, Lobbyist John Lovell  went to work for the special interest groups who make a killing off of keeping cannabis illegal.  The defeat of Prop 19 and the money that subsequently flowed to a select few is yet another example of how special interests are und...


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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 · 1,392 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 · 6,647 views
Medical Cannabis and 5 more...
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 · 611 views
sheriff mike bouchard and 5 more...
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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 · 567 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 · 688 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...


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Some History About Marijuana In America You May Not Be Aware Of And How 2 Lines Of Coke Got Us To This Point

Posted by Michael Komorn , in Caregivers, Legal, Medical marijuana rights, Patients 04 October 2012 · 630 views

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Marijuana Could Be Legal in Colorado and Washington After Election Day
Oct 3, 2012 4:45 AM EDT

Two lines of coke killed Carter’s plan to legalize pot. Thirty-five years later, pro-pot leader Keith Stroup reflects on how close he c...