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3 Stocks Benefiting From The Cannabis Boom, Even Though They Never...

Cannabis Expanding Our certification plan holds farmers, processors, wholesalers, and retailers accountable to the highest organic standards in the industry. When expanding cannabis outdoors, you practically...

Proposed invoice would expunge data of numerous cannabis offenses

It was Nov 6th 2018… a date many will never forget…a date many never perceived marijuana would become legal in their lifetime… So many friends disappeared into the legal system, so many lives and families ruined…and so much potential suppressed. The legal system made its money and had its glory days and surely they will…

Businesses Can Refuse to Seek the services of and Terminate Health-related...

When Proposal 1 passed in 2018 in Michigan for the  adult recreational use of cannabis many employers wondered as to how that would impact their drug policies. An employer can refuse to hire an applicant and terminate an employee who tests positive for marijuana. Employers can still follow a drug-free policy. That does not change. In…

Youthful Girl Charged with Shoplifting Case Dismissed

A young girl was recently charged with shoplifting along with several of her friends. She was found with over $400 and faced six months in custody and a $1,000 fine. After enlisting McElfresh Law, San Diego shoplifting attorney Jessica McElfresh negotiated on the girl’s behalf, and the case will be dismissed after undergoing a shoplifting…

Court Insurance policies Even now Punish the Very poor with Fines-Jail-Probation-Personal...

Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. To punish him for high school truancy in 1999, Tennessee officials told him he would not be able to legally drive until he turned 21. He drove anyway, incurring two tickets and racking up more than…

5 Takeaways from the MRA’s Adult-Use Emergency Policies

On July 3rd, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released emergency rules concerning Michigan’s adult-use cannabis industry. Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the emergency rules enable the MRA to fully implement the 2018 Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (MRTMA). While these rules are exhaustive in nature, here are five main takeaways from the newly…

Michigan Adult Recreational Use of Marijuana

What is MRTMA? On November 6, 2018, Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, creating the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA).  Among other things, this Act delegates responsibility for marijuana licensing, regulation and enforcement to the Michigan Department of Regulatory Affairs (LARA). LARA’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) is responsible for the oversight of medical and…