By John W. Fraser

This post is the first in a series of posts designed toward providing some basic background information about the legal status of marijuana under Michigan law. This area of the law is complicated, confusing, and changing on an almost daily basis. Attorneys, judges, police officers, and medical marijuana patients and caregivers struggle with understanding some of these concepts, so our hope is to help provide some basic guidance so that you can understand your rights.

Generally speaking, there are two principle laws in Michigan that govern medical marijuana: (1) 2008’s Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and (2) 2016’s Medical …read more