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he Michigan Cannabis Business Development Conference consists of a Seminar with nine individual lectures and the Invention ExpositionHear the states leading experts talk on issues like marijuana legislation, court cases regarding the states medical marijuana law, launching a cann...
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The Joint Blog | November 29, 2018
 Marijuana and Marijuana Concentrates Become Legal in Michigan on December 6



The possession of marijuana and marijuana concentrates will become legal in Michigan next week on Thursday, December 6.
Michigans Board of State Canvassers certified the election results for Proposition 1 on Thursday, meaning that key provisions of the initiative will take effect 10 days after, on Decebember 6. Starting that day, those 21 and older in the state will be allowed to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and up to 15 grams of marijuana concentrates. In addition, they will be allowed to grow up to 12 marijuana plants at a private residence. The initiative also legalized marijuana stores, though they wont be open for some time. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs n....
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The Oregonian | Nov 16 2018
 Oregon marijuana prices plunge and sales soar


Rampant overproduction in Oregons market for legal, recreational marijuana has produced a 50 percent decline in prices, according to state economists. That widely documented collapse has been hard on farmers and retailers but a boon for consumers. A new state analysis finds the price collapse sparked a big uptick in marijuana purchases and a corresponding increase in associated tax revenue. Lower prices are helping to drive the volume of sales higher and induce black and medical market conversions into the legal, recreational market, according to Josh Lehner of the Oreg....
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Marijuana Business Daily | November 16, 2018
 Week in Review: OR cannabis firms owe the tax man, Ohio nears MMJ sales & some MI cities ban rec marijuana businesses


Bart Schaneman, Jeff Smith and John Schroyer
Oregon cannabis businesses fall behind on their tax obligations, Ohio inches closer to launching its tardy medical marijuana program, and some Michigan cities are prohibiting adult-use MJ companies. Heres a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry this week. Oregon tax crunch Oregon marijuana businesses may owe the state up to $15.7 million in back taxes, but that shouldnt necessarily be seen as a cannabis-specific problem, according to one analyst. In any industry where the stakeholders are faced with bleak situations and the ability to make a....
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Stop the Drug War.org | November 13, 2018
 Chronicle AM: Fed Sentencing Reform Bill Looms, HHS Recommends Kratom Ban, More... 11/13/18


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Congress could move on both sentencing reform and industrial hemp in the lame duck session, HHS recommends banning kratom, Thailand moves to legalize and regulate both kratom and medical marijuana, and more. Despite spending $8 billion to suppress the poppy crop, the situation in Afghanistan is ``worse than ever,`` a new report finds. Sentencing Reform Federal Sentencing Reform Bill Set to Advance. Key senators have reached a tentative agreement on a major criminal justice reform bill that is being supported by presidential advisor and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. Th....
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Marijuana Policy Project | Nov 07, 2018
 Another election, and another historic night for marijuana reform


Michigan has passed legalization MPP played a central role in this campaign from start to finish. From coordinating the initiative drafting to overseeing the production of TV ads, MPP staffers worked alongside a excellent campaign team for two years to make Michigan the first state in the Midwest to adopt legalization. This is a huge win that will maintain our momentum in Washington, D.C. to pass a landmark federal reform bill through Congress in the near future. Utah passed medical marijuana MPP led the drafting process and played an important supporting role throughout t....
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NORML | November 7, 2018
 Marijuana Reform Scores Big Wins In Midterms


Marijuana reformers enjoyed numerous federal, state, and local victories last night. Here are the highlights. STATE BALLOT INITIATIVES Florida: Sixty-three percent of Florida voters approved Amendment 4, which amends the state constitution to restore voting privileges to those with non-violent felony convictions including tens of thousands of those convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Passage of the amendment is anticipated to reinstate voting rights to some 1.4 million Floridians. Michigan: Voters by a margin of 56 percent to 44 percent approved Proposal 1, legaliz....
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CANN Media Group | November 7, 2018
 Cannabis on the Ballot: What the Election Results Mean For Residents and Businesses


Danny Reed
November 6, 2018, may have resulted in a split decision for Republicans and Democrats, but cannabis emerged from the midterm election a clear winner. Voters in Missouri and Utah green-lighted medical programs, becoming the 31st and 32nd states to do so. Michigan voters turned their state into the 10thand the first in the Midwestto legalize recreational use. A long-shot measure to legalize recreational use in North Dakota failed. In Colorado, an amendment removing the definition of industrial hemp from the states constitution squeezed through with 61 percent of the vote. Ad....
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Stop the Drug War.org | November 07, 2018
 Green Wave Update: Marijuana Initiatives Go Three for Four in Midterms, and More [FEATURE]
It`s a glorious day in Michigan and Missouri and Utah
It`s a glorious day in Michigan and Missouri and Utah
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psmith
The expansion of legal marijuana continued apace in Tuesdays elections, with medical marijuana initiatives winning in Missouri and Utah and recreational marijuana winning in Michigan. The only loss for weed came in North Dakota, where voters approved medical marijuana two years ago but werent ready to take the next step this year. It`s a glorious day in Michigan and Missouri and Utah Creative Commons Michigan becomes the 10th state to legalize marijuana and the first one in the Midwest. With Missouri and Utah now joining the ranks, medical marijuana is now legal in 32 stat....
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NPR | November 7, 2018
 3 More States OK Easing Their Marijuana Laws: Michigan, Utah, Missouri
Michigan has become the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana, after voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday. Here, a clerk reaches for a container of marijuana buds at Utopia Gardens, a medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit.
Michigan has become the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana, after voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday. Here, a clerk reaches for a container of marijuana buds at Utopia Gardens, a medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit.
(image:Carlos Osorio/AP)
November 7, 2018
Voters in Michigan approved a ballot measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana on Tuesday, and two other states Missouri and Utah endorsed medical marijuana laws. Voters in North Dakota didn`t partake, rejecting a measure to legalize recreational marijuana use. Now 33 states have legalized marijuana to some degree, and recreational pot use is now legal in 10 states, along with Washington, D.C. But possessing, selling or using marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Coming into the Nov. 6 vote, both Michigan and North Dakota already had medical marijuana law....
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NORML | November 7, 2018
 Michigan Voters Overwhelmingly Pass Proposition 1 Legalizing the Retail Sale of Marijuana For Adults


With the approval of voter-initiated Proposal 1, Michigan has become the 10th state to legalize the possession and use of marijuana for adults. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said, Voters in Michigan sent a resounding rebuke to their states failed policy of prohibition and elected to follow a new, more sensible path of regulation and legalization. Instead of arresting thousands of citizens a year for possession of a plant, Michigan will now be able to prioritize law enforcement resources towards combating violent crime, honor personal freedom and civil liberties, e....
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The Joint Blog | November 6, 2018
 Michigan Legalizes Recreational Marijuana


Anthony Martinelli

Michigan voters have made their state the 10th in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.
Michigan voters have made their state the 10th in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. Michigan LegalizesProposal 18-1 has been given approval this evening by Michigan voters, with over 55 percent in support. Put forth by the Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the initiative legalizes the possession of up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana, or up to 10 ounces at a private residence, for those 21 and older. The measure also legalizes the personal cultivation of up to 12 marijuana plants. In addition, the initiative legalizes a licensed and regulated....
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