On March 5, 2013, Judge William Collette found that a medical marijuana patient fired for testing positive for marijuana remains eligible for unemployment benefits. For deatils, please continue reading.
On February 8, 2013, the Michigan Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion in McQueen, holding the MMMA does not protect patient-to-patient transfers. Please continue reading for details.
On January 29, 2013, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People v Green, concluding the MMMA protects the uncompensated transfer of marijuana between patients. For details, please continue reading.Continue reading →
Michigan’s workers compensation laws require employers to pay certain medical costs. This bill clarified whether medical marijuana expenses may be included. Please continue reading for the details.Continue reading →
Section 4 grants patients and caregivers their strongest protection from arrest, prosecution, or penalty. But to receive this protection, patients and caregivers must satisfy certain requirements. Please continue reading to understand the Michigan Legislature’s changes to these requirements.Continue reading →
The Michigan Legislature changed the definition of the document required to become a qualifying patient. Please continue reading for the details.Continue reading →
The Michigan Legislature changed the definition of a primary caregiver. Please continue reading for the details.Continue reading →
This bill placed new regulations on the outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana. Please continue reading for details on the changes to the definition of an enclosed, locked facility.Continue reading →
Understanding the definition of an enclosed, locked facility is vital to maintaining Section 4 protections. Please continue reading for details on the changes to the definition of an enclosed, locked facility.Continue reading →
Of the four bills passed to amend the MMA, HB 4851 likely has the biggest impact on patients and caregiver’s everyday lives. Please continue reading for the details on the new definition for a “bona fide physician-patient relationship.”Continue reading →
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