Pages tagged "Michigan"

Case involving alleged entrapment techniques by police against registered Michigan caregiver sets new record for attendance in Berrien County Courthouse

| April 30, 2014 |

ST. JOSEPH, MICHIGAN - Michigan’s medical marijuana community showed strong support for a defendant in the tiny west Michigan town of St. Joseph by bringing 60 people to the Berrien County Courthouse on April 25. The effort was organized by...

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Roadside saliva testing for marijuana use gets House hearing in Michigan

| April 18, 2014 |

LANSING- The Michigan House of Representatives considered making the state’s citizens subject roadside saliva testing for the presence of marijuana and other drugs in a Judiciary Committee meeting on April 17, 2014. Michigan already has laws and procedures to protect...

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Ask your US Representative to sign Rep. Blumenhauer's letter

| February 03, 2014 |

US Representative Earl Blumenhauer (D-OR) is sending a letter to President Obama asking him to follow his recent comments on cannabis and its classification under federal law with action. Will you call your US Representative today and ask him or...

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Urgent: POW Jerry Duval is Going Blind from Neglect

| October 17, 2013 |

Medical Cannabis patient Jerry Duval is serving a 10-year sentence for cultivating cannabis under Michigan’s medical cannabis laws. While we all know 10 years is a ridiculous sentence for a medical cannabis patient, unnecessarily losing his eyesight because of neglect...

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Michigan Advocacy

| September 23, 2013 |

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Let's Get Jerry Out of Prison!

| July 08, 2013 |

Jerry Duval (left) with his son JeremyLast month, on June 11th, Michigan medical marijuana patient Jerry Duval surrendered to federal authorities to serve a whopping 10-year prison sentence, even though he was never in violation of the state's medical marijuana...

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Advocates hold Detroit press conference today at Noon to draw attention to federal attacks on state lawful operations

| May 27, 2013 |

Detroit, MI -- Several Michigan medical marijuana patients and caregivers are being forced to surrender to federal authorities over the next few days to serve out lengthy prison terms, after being convicted in federal court without any opportunity to defend themselves...

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Michigan Nears Passage of Mixed Bag of Reforms

| August 24, 2012 |

The Michigan Senate will likely approve a set of four medical cannabis laws that should bring a handful of improvements and clarity to the law, but not without imposing needless provisions that may harm safe access and the rights of...

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Michigan Appellate Court Severely Limits Access to Medical Marijuana, Lansing Mayor Blasts Decision

| August 25, 2011 |

       On Tuesday, Michigan’s Court of Appeals ruled in People v. Compassionate Apothecary that the sale of medical marijuana was illegal under state law, outlawing an important method of distribution relied on by thousands of Michigan patients. According to the City...

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ASA protests in MI and NV

| January 15, 2011 |

Medical cannabis patients in Michigan are upset that the US Department of Justice wants the state to turn over the names of legal medical cannabis patients in that state. This latest escalation in federal interference and intimidation brought protesters out...

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