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.
In December 2011, Newburg Law obtained a dismissal of felony delivery of marijuana charges based on the MMA’s protections for the uncompensated transfer of marijuana between patients. The Attorney General appealed this decision. For a summary of the issue and links to the pleadings, please continue reading.Continue reading →
On June 12, 2012, Newburg Law, along with co-counsels Mary Chartier of Alane & Chartier, PLC and Thomas Loeb of the Law Offices of Thomas M. Loeb, submitted their application for leave to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision in People v Koon. For more information about the appellate decision [...]Continue reading →
People v McQueen, which asks whether the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act permits the “sale” of marihuana between patients, is progressing. Recently, the Prosecution filed his response brief available here: Prosecution Brief – Excerpt – PDF. For a closer look at his response, please continue reading.Continue reading →
On May 31, 2012, the Michigan Supreme Court released its opinion in People v Kolanek and People v King. This was the first time Michigan’s highest court reviewed the Medical Marihuana Act. For a detailed review of the Court’s holding, please continue reading.Continue reading →
Mark Bashore of WKAR sat down with Matt Newburg to discuss the medical marijuana bills passed by the Michigan House. Matt discussed the potential benefit to patients and caregivers, what the bills failed to address, and what change is necessary to protect the people’s law. Listen to the interview here.Continue reading →
The case that drastically changed medical marijuana in Michigan continues its journey through the court system. On Monday, November 21, 2011, Newburg Law and Mary Chartier of Alane & Chartier PLC, filed their response to the Isabella County Prosecutor. Continue reading for a summary of the case and links to the full text pleadings.Continue reading →
On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, the Michigan Court of Appeals released its decision in People v McQueen and drastically altered Michigan’s medical marihuana landscape. In this case, the court was asked to address whether the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) permitted the operation of a private club that facilitated the sale of marihuana from one [...]Continue reading →
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