Monthly Archives: November 2017


#MeTooMSU; Let’s See What Spartans Will


By David Mittleman Michigan State University is less than 2 miles from my home. I had been a faithful and loyal sports fan for 30 years until reading Matt Mencarini's Lansing State Journal article entitled “They Just Didn't Listen” on Sunday morning, December 18, 2016. I still support the Arts, Entertainment, and Education programs. Both [...]

Cash Is King: LARA Clarifies Capitalization Requirements for Medical Marijuana Businesses


By John W. Fraser Medical marijuana entrepreneurs seeking to start their own “cannabusiness” will have to show fairly significant liquid capital assets as a prerequisite to obtaining a license to operate. We previously covered the comments from LARA's Director of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation Andrew Brisbo from the October 17, 2017 Medical Marihuana [...]

Lansing Marijuana Referendum Has Officially Failed: City Council’s September 2017 Marijuana Facilities Ordinance to Stay in Full Effect


By John W. Fraser Lansing marijuana activists have failed in their efforts to secure a referendum on Lansing City Council's September 2017 medical marijuana ordinance. The activist group known as “Let Lansing Vote” sought to repeal or secure a city-wide vote on Lansing City Council's September 2017 ordinance regarding medical marijuana facilities. The September 2017 [...]