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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 Teen Takes Marijuana Laced Brownies to School

Michigan Cheerleader Takes Marijuana Brownies to School This Michigan teenager made national news: a 17-year-old took marijuana-laced brownies to school with the hopes of it winning her some votes for Homecoming. " "A 17-year-old cheerleader at a Michigan high school is accused of giving pot brownies to fellow students in hopes they'd vote for her as homecoming queen.   "The student, now the subject of a criminal investigation, allegedly brought a pan of 12 marijuana-laced brownies to Hartford High School on September 26, authorities say." Read more   Take Action Talking Points

Michigan Teen Takes Marijuana Laced Brownies to School2018-10-13T17:05:58+00:00

Teen Brains Hurt More by Marijuana Than Alcohol

Teen Brains Hurt More by Marijuana than Alcohol This story from NBC news highlights a recent study that marijuana is more damaging to a teen's brain than alcohol. "Teen brains are more vulnerable to the effects of marijuana than alcohol, a new study finds. "Adolescents who begin using marijuana regularly may suffer lasting repercussions in their thinking ability, according to scientists at the University of Montreal. "The study, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, followed over 3,800 adolescents from 31 Montreal-area schools over four years..." Read the article Take Action Talking Points [...]

Teen Brains Hurt More by Marijuana Than Alcohol2018-10-10T22:12:57+00:00

Michigan Sees Increase in Drugged Driving Including Marijuana

Law Enforcement and State of Michigan Say there is Increase in Drugged Driving This news story out of Kalamazoo highlights the State of Michigan is seeing an increase in drugged driving, including marijuana. "The Michigan Department of Transportation said the number of drugged-driving deaths, including those involving marijuana, are on the rise. "State lawmakers and police say they're concerned the upcoming vote to potentially legalize recreational marijuana could put even more drugged drivers on the road..." Keep people safe: vote NO to legalizing recreational marijuana in Michigan. Keep reading  Take Action Talking Points [...]

Michigan Sees Increase in Drugged Driving Including Marijuana2018-10-10T21:52:28+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

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

Voters to Decide to Legalize Adult Recreational Marijuana use in Michigan

More marijuana news for you! Read this informative article from The Sun Times on what legalizing recreational marijuana could mean for Michigan: "As far as what Michigan could learn from the experiences of California’s employers, Flores suggests (1) get educated on the law and keep informed (2) evaluate and re-evaluate the business’ policies and procedures dealing with impairment at the workplace and (3) communicate with employees and applicants of what the company policies are before and after the law legalizing adult/recreational use of marijuana becomes effective." Read more Paid for with regulated funds by Healthy and Productive Michigan P.O. [...]

Voters to Decide to Legalize Adult Recreational Marijuana use in Michigan2018-09-05T16:07:08+00:00

Addicted to Recreational Marijuana? Yes, It’s Possible.

Yes, you can get addicted to marijuana! Make sure you are aware of the potential dangers of this drug before you vote on whether to make recreational marijuana legal in November!  America's Invisible Pot Addicts: "Public-health experts worry about the increasingly potent options available, and the striking number of constant users. “Cannabis is potentially a real public-health problem,” said Mark A. R. Kleiman, a professor of public policy at New York University. “It wasn’t obvious to me 25 years ago, when 9 percent of self-reported cannabis users over the last month reported daily or near-daily use. I always was [...]

Addicted to Recreational Marijuana? Yes, It’s Possible.2018-09-05T16:16:07+00:00

Michigan Driver with THC in System – Kills a Man

A horrific story of a young Michigan Driver who was driving under the influence of marijuana with a tragic ending. We must not let this grow worse. Vote NO to legalizing recreational marijuana in Michigan! August 16, 2018: "GREENBUSH TWP. — A Mt. Pleasant woman was driving with marijuana in her system when she struck and killed a 72-year-old man, according to charges in Clinton County. "Tests showed that Sarah Snyder, 25, had THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana, in her system at the time of the May 3 crash. Aaron Coltrane, Snyder's attorney, was not immediately available [...]

Michigan Driver with THC in System – Kills a Man2018-09-01T03:46:13+00:00
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