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…

Rep. Kristy Pagan on the Michigan Supreme Court’s ruling

LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the 3 percent of teacher pay illegally held back by the Snyder-Schuette administration must be refunded. The ruling follows an earlier decision declaring the law that allowed the hold to be unconstitutional. In response, state Rep. Kristy Pagan (D-Canton) issued the following statement:  “I applaud the…

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…