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Michigan Sheriffs Stand Against Legalized Recreational Marijuana

Michigan’s Sheriffs Say No to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana   Lansing, MI: 73 of Michigan's County Sheriffs are making a public statement today in releasing their names to support Healthy and Productive Michigan's efforts to defeat Proposal 18.1 which aims to legalize recreational marijuana. They join the Michigan Sheriffs Association, Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals, and the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan in endorsing this campaign. Scott Greenlee, President of Healthy and Productive Michigan said, "Michigan Sheriffs recognize the danger that legalized recreational marijuana means for our children and communities. We are [...]

Michigan Sheriffs Stand Against Legalized Recreational Marijuana2018-10-19T12:32:54+00:00

Marijuana Ring in Detroit – at a Donut Shop

Multi-state marijuana ring, which laundered drug money through the doughnut shop A donut shop in Detroit gets exposed for the front that it is: "The popular shop, where people can customize doughnuts with candy toppings, was a front for a multi-state marijuana ring, which laundered drug money through the doughnut shop, a sham marijuana dispensary next door and a business that fills ATM machines with cash, according to federal prosecutors. "The unusual drug investigation emerged Friday when Holy Moly owner Victor Attisha and two others were indicted in federal court on drug conspiracy, money laundering and other charges... "The [...]

Marijuana Ring in Detroit – at a Donut Shop2018-10-13T23:01:52+00:00

Kalamazoo Man involved in Murder over Marijuana Theft?

Kalamazoo Man involved in Murder over Marijuana Theft? Early in October of this year, marijuana was a big topic in a Kalamazoo Courtroom: "KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Prosecutors have issued a murder warrant against a 27-year-old Kalamazoo Township man accused of fatally beating another man he said was trying to steal his medical marijuana. "The victim, a 52-year-old man, died Tuesday, Oct. 2 after he was critically injured Sunday..." Read the story Take Action Talking Points

Kalamazoo Man involved in Murder over Marijuana Theft?2018-10-13T22:21:48+00:00

Michigan Marijuana Using Neighbor Causes a Stink

Michigan Marijuana Using Neighbor Causes a Stink This Michigan house owner is experiencing the aroma of a neighbor's marijuana operation. "Taylor said he felt penned into his own house because the smell of the marijuana plants would drift to his backyard.  "Not knowing what to do, he contacted WILX, a Lansing television station. WILX did a story on his situation.  "Deputies from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office stopped by ... Read the article Take Action Talking Points

Michigan Marijuana Using Neighbor Causes a Stink2018-10-13T22:14:40+00:00

Michigan County Commissioners Take a Stand on Recreational Marijuana

Michigan County Commissioners Oppose Proposition 18.1 The Branch County Commissioners back on September 26, 2018 took a stand on Proposal 18.1. We are grateful to these leaders, and many more like them, who are saying "Vote No! Proposal 18.1 is bad for Michigan." "COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - On a 3-2 vote, the Branch County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Wednesday which opposes the legalization of marijuana for general use." Read the Story  See other Endorsements Take Action Talking Points

Michigan County Commissioners Take a Stand on Recreational Marijuana2018-10-15T21:45:46+00:00

My 16 Year Old Son Died from Marijuana – Don’t Legalize It in November!

Michigan Father Shares Heartwrenching Story of Losing His Son in 2017 Thank you to this courageous Michigan father, whose 16 year old son died from marijuana use, for sharing his story and concern over this ballot initiative.  My 16 Year Old Son Died from Marijuana My heart is broken. I taught my son that peer pressure is dangerous and that action is never justified because someone else said it was “okay.” Less than one year ago I received a parent’s worst nightmare at my front door: a Police Officer informing me Henry had been in a horrific car [...]

My 16 Year Old Son Died from Marijuana – Don’t Legalize It in November!2018-09-12T01:48:36+00:00

Official Ballot Language for Recreational Marijuana Ballot Proposal

Find below the official ballot language for the recreational marijuana ballot proposal on Michigan's November ballot. Thank you to the Secretary of State and Board of Canvassers for their hard work in narrowing down this language to 100 words, required by Michigan law. It was released on September 6, 2018. Proposal 18-1 A proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers This proposal would: Allow individuals 21 and older to purchase, possess and [...]

Official Ballot Language for Recreational Marijuana Ballot Proposal2018-09-22T03:49:38+00:00

Educator says No to Recreational Marijuana in Michigan

Michigan Children Do Not Want Recreational Marijuana Educator says no to legalizing recreational marijuana. Thank you to this Michigan leader, Teacher Mary Craite with 33 years of experience for her powerful piece on why recreational marijuana legalization is bad for our youth.  The kids in my classroom struggle with battles that adults 10 times their age have never even imagined. I cannot, in good conscience, stay silent on the idea of making recreational marijuana legal in Michigan. It has the potential of being an unnecessary poison to these children, their families, and communities. A poison that you and [...]

Educator says No to Recreational Marijuana in Michigan2018-09-09T03:42:51+00:00

Refuting 8 Arguments on Recreational Marijuana Proposal

Refuting 8 Arguments on Recreational Marijuana Proposal There are common arguments on recreational marijuana that surface as one considers the topic. Many of them are false and misleading. As the state of Michigan considers whether to legalize or not legalize recreational marijuana in November, our Grassroots Director, Matthew Yascolt has taken time to address some of them. How to Answer Arguments on Recreational Marijuana 1) “Marijuana prohibition takes a financial and societal toll on Michigan.” Currently, in the state of Michigan, there are six people in prison for marijuana possession. Marijuana legalization has cost Colorado police more money, as [...]

Refuting 8 Arguments on Recreational Marijuana Proposal2018-09-06T20:59:11+00:00

Ann Arbor Michigan: Marijuana Dispensaries Need More Regulations!

Marijuana regulations are being requested! Thank you to the Pediatrician Doctors in Ann Arbor, Michigan who are speaking up: more regulations are needed for marijuana dispensaries! And this is before any type of recreational marijuana is made legal. Read this story: ANN ARBOR, MI - Pediatricians concerned that marijuana can be harmful to adolescent health and development are trying to convince Ann Arbor to place stricter limits on dispensaries. Gregory Yanik, a pediatric oncologist at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, said there's a common voice among pediatricians in the community. Joined by several of his colleagues [...]

Ann Arbor Michigan: Marijuana Dispensaries Need More Regulations!2018-09-03T23:14:33+00:00
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