Last November the Michigan State Police wrapped up a year long pilot program in five Michigan counties to test the accuracy of a roadside drug test. In December lawmakers agreed to fund an expansion of the program based on its success. A fatal crash in the Upper Peninsula city of Gladstone in 2013 was the…
WASHINGTON — Siding with a small-time drug offender in Indiana whose $42,000 Land Rover was seized by law enforcement officials, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the Constitution places limits on civil forfeiture laws that allow states and localities to take and keep private property used to commit crimes. Civil forfeiture is a popular way to…
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TROY — A majority of Michigan voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana for those ages 21 and older, but what will that mean in the workplace? The proposal allows people 21 or older to purchase, possess and use marijuana and marijuana-infused edibles, and to grow up to 12 marijuana plants for personal consumption. Regulations…
Man sues over job rejection due to medical marijuana. A Connecticut man whose bid to become a firefighter in the state’s largest city was rejected because he uses medical marijuana has sued. Denied Employment Because of Medical Marijuana Use?Contact Komorn Law… 800-656-3557 and Protect Your Rights The Connecticut Post reports that James Bulerin III says in his lawsuit that he…
February 4th, 2019 What do pot and heroin have in common? Nothing, says poet John Sinclair — which is why he is suing John Sinclair is famous for many things. He’s a poet, civil rights activist and, certainly not least, one of Michigan’s leading potheads. His conviction to 10 years in prison in 1969 for…
The Opioid Alternative Pilot Program launched Jan. 31, with registration open through the Illinois Department of Public Health, or IDPH. The pilot program is part of the Alternative to Opioids Act, which former Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law in August 2018, with the aim of combating the opioid epidemic. The pilot program will allow patients that receive or are qualified to receive…
It’s no mystery that startups struggle to manage their budgets and company financials.  More often than not, early-stage companies have inaccurate financial forecasts; the fiscal runway isn’t long enough, and the budget falls short. The task of creating a projection at the start of a company is generally difficult for many reasons, including that the…
One of the perennial questions faced by taxpayers when forming a business is whether to incorporate it as a C Corporation or to form a flow-through entity such as an LLC, partnership, or S corporation. For most small business owners, the choice thus far has been a simple one: unless non-tax related considerations weighed heavily…
This blog grapples with a common misunderstanding about hemp and hemp-derived CBD in the United States, specifically the belief that everyone is now freely permitted to cultivate and sell hemp and products containing hemp-derived CBD. In truth, the hemp genie remains confined by some very significant regulations and restrictions, some of which we summarize below…