Archive | July, 2011

How Does the Michigan Medical Marijuana Law Generally Work?

July 22, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Michigan Medical Marijuana Law   |   0 Comments

Crohn’s disease, Alzheimer’s, chronic or severe pain, nausea, seizures, multiple sclerosis—all are examples of debilitating medical conditions defined under the administrative rules and statute of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act.   If someone wishes to use marijuana as part of their medical treatment plan, then they must have a permit from the State of Michigan. The […]

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Midland County Circuit Court Case, People v Twinn Bridges Compassion Club; Attorney General Opinion re MMMA and Cooperatives

July 22, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Michigan Medical Marijuana Law   |   0 Comments

The  Midland County prosecutor filed a civil action seeking to shut down the Twinn Bridges Compassion Club in Homer Township.  The attorney general, Bill Schuette, is joining the action in support of the prosecutor.    Again, the basis for the challenge is that the dispensary business model is based upon the belief by operators that patient […]

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Crawford County 87th District Court

July 22, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Sentencings for May 2011;  Hon. Monte J. Burmeister presiding revoked license – allowed another suspended person to operate / 21 year old Jackson woman ordered to serve 5 days in jail; pay $1,001.00 in fines or serve 100 days in jail; placed on probation for 184 days for suspended.  domestic violence / 20 year old […]

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Super Drunk in Michigan

July 18, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Late last year Michigan passed a law amping up the penalties for a high “blood alcohol content” or high “BAC”. Informally this is known as the “Super Drunk Law”. The difference between regular drunk driving and Super drunk is that super drunk carries with it a serious increase in penalties if found guilty. Before the […]

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Will Basics

July 15, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

What is a will? A will is a document that you create before your death that only comes into effect after your death. It disposes of your property the way that you want it to go. A will nominates a person  to distribute your property the way you want it distributed. This person is called […]

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