Michigan Marihuana licensing a complicated matter

Michigan Marihuana licensing a complicated matter. Dr. José A. Flores While Michigan lawmakers set upon a path of meeting licensing requirements for growers, processors, transporters, dispensaries their regulatory devices pose many complicated obstacles for the average small business.  Michigan’s Medical Marihuana may see $837 million business but state regulations, fees, licensing process, investigatory provisions and…

Congress fails to protect dreamers

Washington, D.C. –  Congress passed a Continuing Resolution funding the government until January of 2018 thus avoiding a government shutdown. Republicans joined by some Democrats passed the last minute resolution without the DREAM Act or legislation that would provide protection to undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children. Cesar Vargas, Esq. co-director of the…

Judge rules for Nestle over controversial boost station to hike groundwater pumping

A judge has ruled in favor of Nestle Waters North America about a controversial booster pump station needed to draw more groundwater. Judge Susan Sniegowski issued an opinion on Dec. 20, ordering Osceola Township to issue a zoning permit to construct the booster pump house. Nestle wants to increase its production well in Osceloa Township…