Marijuana legalization: Rohrabacher [R-Calif] bill would protect states from federal crackdowns on pot by Nicole Duran 3/27/17

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., wants Congress to help states and the cannabis industry take the next step in the legalization process by preventing the federal government from superseding state laws regarding marijuana. For more information:...

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Medical marijuana grower: ‘This [Michigan] is the new frontier’ by Lonnie Huhman 3/26/17

FAIRFIELD TWP. — Traditional farming in Lenawee County does not include medical marijuana. For Aaron Westbrook, marijuana may be a different crop, but he believes he’s just carrying on the tradition his family started 90 years ago. For the past six years, Westbrook has grown medical marijuana at his Greentree Farms in Fairfield Township. He’s a licensed caregiver for five medical...

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3 former pro athletes to talk about marijuana after 2017 Hash Bash by Ryan Stanton 3/24/17

ANN ARBOR, MI – As the Hash Bash returns to Ann Arbor, a trio of former pro athletes is coming to town to promote medical cannabis. For more information: http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2017/03/3_former_pro_athletes_to_talk.html

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Senator Coleman Young Jr of Michigan with Tommy Chong at Cannabis Counsel, P.L.C. Law Firm 3/19/17

thecompassionchroniclesSenator Coleman Young Jr of Michigan with Tommy Chong at an early Sunday morning brunch and meet and greet at Cannabis Counsel, P.L.C. Law Firm in Detroit, Michigan on 3/19/17. 

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Embracing the Majority Michigan is ready to develop its cannacultural areas by Matthew Abel Culture Magazine 3/2/17

As the cannabis industry is maturing into a more organized and professional mode, in legalized states we are beginning to see growers include a designation of place of origin for bud and various extracts and infused products. This emerging sophistication in the cannabis industry is using district appellations to designate growing locations, similar to those used in the wine industry. Michigan...

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Extra Enforcement Govenor Snyder’s $9 million budget for medical cannabis enforcement causes mixed feelings by Benjamin M. Adams Culture Magazine MI 3/2/17

Ever since the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act became law in 2008, several attempts have been made by lawmakers to clarify how medical cannabis will be organized, licensed, enforced and distributed throughout the state of Michigan. The passing of Public Acts 281, 282 and 283 (formerly HB-4209, 4210 and 4287) last September by Michigan Govenor Rick Snyder heralded a new era where nearly every facet...

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