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On July 11, 2013, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued a published opinion addressing how marijuana edibles are to be treated under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA). Please continue reading for the court decision.

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On June 28, 2013, Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie E. Aquilina denied Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s request to reinstate 17 felony charges against Daniel Corbin, Zebediah Dewey, Michael Lewis, Jr. and Rick Gouin.  

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On May 21, 2013, the Michigan Supreme Court released its opinion in People v Koon, holding that medical marijuana patients are not committing a crime by driving with marijuana in their system. Continue reading for more details.

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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.

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The Michigan Supreme Court affirmed in part, and reversed in part, the Court of Appeals decision regarding the cultivation of marijuana plants. Please continue reading for the details.

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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.

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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 and [...]

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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.

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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.

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On May 23, 2012, Newburg Law attorneys Matthew Newburg and Eric Misterovich, and Mary Chartier, of Alane & Chartier, PLC, submitted their Supreme Court brief in People v McQueen.  You can read the brief here: McQueen SC Brief.

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