Monthly Archives: January 2018


Marijuana Law Update: Big Changes to Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act


By John W. Fraser On January 26, 2018, Governor Snyder signed into law Public Act 10 of 2018, which amends the Michigan's Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (“MMFLA”) for the better. The MMFLA authorizes commercial enterprise of medical marijuana in Michigan that builds off 2008's voter-enacted ballot initiative that became the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act. [...]

AG Sessions Rescinds Federal Marijuana Guidance, But There’s No Need to Panic (Yet)


By John W. Fraser On January 4, 2018, United States Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III issued a memorandum that rescinded previous guidance on federal enforcement of marijuana laws in states that had legalized some form of medical marijuana use. The prior federal guidance, commonly known as the “Cole Memo” that indicated that the Department [...]