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  • 02:26

    PGT Episode 232- Michigan Supreme Court To Decide Critical MMMA Issues

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626

    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion

    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center, and attorney Jeff Frazier of Komorn Law


     


    P v Hartwick; Tuttle and Mazur were argued today before the Michigan Supreme Court on several issues that will dramatically affect the implementation of the MMMA.  We plan to talk about all of this and more. Your comments and questions are welcome.                                                                                        .

    Regular guest and friend of the show Attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law, who will be arguing on behalf of Mazur, will join us tonight in studio to weigh in on the discussions, as well.

    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 02:26

    PGT Episode #250 –Forfeiture, Autism and MI Legalize

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    Tonight 8:00-10 EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


     


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


     


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center.


     


    This last week has been busy and we plan to talk about all of it.


    Tuesday along with Michigan Mothers United, Steve Miller and 2 Victim clients we testified before the House Judiciary Committee regarding the forfeiture bills, we will be discussing that event.


     


    Wednesday along with several other outstanding testimonies, had the opportunity to speak and encourage the new conditions panel to recommend autism as a new condition for the MMMA program.


     


    .Leap representative, retired detective and Gulf war veteran Steve Miller.


    Rick with the News


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 02:23

    PGT Episode #239 – “Sherriff John Brown Always Hated Me”

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad fromBirmingham Compassion


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center, and attorney Jeff Frazier of Komorn Law.


    Tonight- Colorado Sheriffs join a lawsuit asking a federal court in Denver to strike down Colorado's Amendment 64 that legalized the sale of recreational marijuana and to close the state's more than 330 licensed marijuana stores.


    Long time medical cannabis advocates and dispensary operators get relief from prosecution in Warren- but why were they charged in the first place?


    Joining us tonight-


    Saginaw County Sheriff William L. Federspiel


    Doug McVay - activist, writer, researcher, and speaker with a long history in drug policy reform.


    Jim and Deb Amsdill of the Blue Water Compassion Center


    And- regular guest and friend of the show attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 02:52

    PGT Episode 238 – The Prosecution of the “Medical Use of Cannabis Concentrates”

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


     


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


     


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center, and attorney Jeff Frazier of Komorn Law.


     


    Tonight- Patients continue to be prosecuted for using cannabis concentrates. And- a new ballot group has formed to look at a state wide ballot initiative to legalize cannabis in 2016.


     


    Joining us tonight-


     


    Jeff Hank- Lansing attorney and Executive Director of the recently formed ballot group Michigan Comprehensive Law Reform Initiative (MCCLRI)


     


    Jim Powers- Co-Founder of Michigan Parents for Compassion and board member of the MCLRI


     


    Max Lorincx- Subject of the recent Fox 17 story out of Grand Rapids 'Father fighting to use medical marijuana concentrates not protected under law' and defendant in a criminal case based on his use of cannabis concentrates for medicine.


     


    And- regular guest and friend and the show attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 02:26

    PGT Episode 237 – Reconciling Medical and Legal Cannabis

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


     


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


     


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles, Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center, and attorney Jeff Frazier of Komorn Law.


     


    Tonight- In the state of Washington, efforts to preserve the medical marijuana program, after voters approved full legalization in 2012. And although Larry Harvey, 71, will not stand trial for his involvement in the so-called "Kettle Falls Five" marijuana collective farm due to health reasons, the rest of the defendants will move forward with trial.


     


    Groups in Michigan are seriously considering ballot initiative efforts to legalize cannabis in 2016. 


    How should legalization look in Michigan and is 2016 the right time to do this?


     


    Joining us tonight-


     


    Kari Boiter- former national cannabis activist of the year and American for Safe Access's Legislative Analyst and Washington State Coordinator.


     


    And- regular guest and friend and the show attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law


     


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!


     

  • 02:23

    Planet Green Trees Episode 227- The Legal response to A Prosecutors Diatribe

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! At


    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/planetgreentrees or call in 347-326-9626


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles and Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center, and attorney Jeff Frazier of Komorn Law.


    Some alleged attorney, who works as a prosecutor in Munsing Michigan, got a little out of control, and bad mouthed the MMMA to a jury during a trial. The Michigan Court of Appeals found her behavior to be in appropriate. We will be addressing this issue, and offering appropriate legal commentary.


    Mike McHaney –will be joining tonight, he is from the Alger County Hemp Coalition and testified as an expert in this case.  


    Bernard Jocuns Attorney from Lapper and member of the Michigan Norml Legal Committee will be calling in to discuss the Michigan Normal Legal Committees response to this atrocity.


    Also Komorn Law strike a Victory in Alcona and Alpena, client will be calling in to share the experience.


    In Studio Guests, former attorney general candidate, fellow attorney, cannabis warrior and a admitt3ed fan of PGT attorney Daniel Grow will be joining us. Also in the Studio Attorney David Rudoi.  


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 02:30

    Planet Green Trees Episode 178- MMMA Amendments/New Bills (Part 2)

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    December 12, 2013 Tonight 8-10:00 p.m. or call 347-326-9626


     


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn of Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


    Tonight- Medical marijuana bills 4271 and 5104 pertaining to distribution centers and marijuana edibles and concentrates, passed the MI House of Representatives today by a huge margin, sending the bills to the Senate with some momentum. Some amendments were made to both bills, just prior to passage. What did it take to get these bills passed with such heavy support, and how do they look movng over to the Senate for consideration?


     


    Robin Schneider, the Legislative Chairwoman for the National Patients Rights Association, the organization working directly with a lobbyist in the MI legislature on behalf of the patient friendly bills 4271 and 5104 will join us along with Representative Callton who introduced HB 4271 The Provisioning Centers Act, as well as Chris Lindsey who is Michigan's liaison from the Marijuana Policy Project.


     


    MI chapter of The Human Solution chapter will offer a report of upcoming court dates involving defendants in need of support.


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!


     


     


    Huge Thanks the Pam And Dewey


    The MMMA: michiganmedicalmarijuana.org Thanks to all the moderators


    Komorn Law - Atty Michael Komorn (800) 656-3557- The Med Joint Community Compassion Center - Oshtemo, MI Kevin Spitler


    Also The Marijuana Ranch Call 313 422 5281


    Dr. Kumar Singh GreenLite Clinic 248-390-0574


     


     


     


     

  • 02:13

    Planet Green Trees Episode 221- D J Short, Privacy and Medicating In Your Car

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles and Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center-


    Guests:                         


    Attorney Mary Chartier of the Lansing based women owned law firm Alane & Chartier


    The issue of medical marihuana patients medicating in the car is on the COA docket, and it will be argued by Attorney Mary Chartier, we are fortunate to have her on the show to discuss these issues and give her thoughts and commentary.


    D.J. Short


    DJ Short is an internationally known cannabis breeder and author. His award winning Delta Nine Collection includes the world famous Blueberry, a strain that has become foundational in the development of exceptional new hybrids.


    Discussions on the New Drugged Driving Law.


     


    Additional Guests Attorney Jeff Frazier and Attorney David Rudoi of Rudoi Law


     


    Additional topics will be determined as the show begins and additional guest may  be announced. 


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!

  • 02:24

    Planet Green Trees Episode 177- MMMA Amendments/New Bills (Part 1)

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    Planet Green Trees Episode 177- MMMA Amendments/New Bills


    (Part 1)


    December 5, 2013 Tonight 8-10:00 p.m. or call 347-326-9626


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn of Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


    Tonight- The Michigan House Judiciary Committee heard testimony today on medical marijuana bills HB4271, HB5104, and SB 660 in preparation for a second hearing in which the bills are expected to be voted on Tuesday Dec 10. SB 660 would allow large commercial cannabis gardens which would be used as supply to be distributed through pharmacies. HB 4271 a The Provisioning Centers Act would allow local governments to accept or reject testing labs and distribution centers which would be supplied by the existing caregiver system, and HB5104 would allow for concentrated and edible forms of medical cannabis. HB5104 was introduced by Rep Kowall in response to a court ruling in People v Carruthers that determined that only the leaf and flower are protected forms of medicine under the Act.


    Attorney John Targowski of The Law Office of John Targowski who testified at the committee hearing will join us.Representative Jeff Irwin from Ann Arbor and member of the Judiciary Committee will call in tonight schedule permitting.


     


    Huge Thanks the Pam And Dewey


    The MMMA: michiganmedicalmarijuana.org Thanks to all the moderators


    Komorn Law - Atty Michael Komorn (800) 656-3557- The Med Joint Community Compassion Center - Oshtemo, MI Kevin Spitler


    Also The Marijuana Ranch Call 313 422 5281


    Dr. Kumar Singh GreenLite Clinic 248-390-0574


     


     


     


     


     


     

  • 02:20

    Planet Green Trees Episode 219- Do Or Do Not... There Is No Try

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    Tonight 8-10pm EST Listen LIVE! at www.planetgreentrees.com or call in 347-326-9626


    Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion


    Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles and Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center-


    Tonight's guests and Topics


     


     


     


    The Transport Law MCLA 750.474(a)


    A legislatively created conflict of the MMMA finds itself in the spotlight. Several trial court judges throughout the state have made findings that the transport law conflicts with the MMMA ultimately leading to one Judge requesting an opinion from the attorney general. Film Maker, Video Journalist Eric VanDussen will be calling in and Attorney David Rudoi will join us in the studio to offer their thoughts. 


     


    Administrative Rule Changes Hearings 


    Once again attempts to amend the administrative rules of the MMMA went on in Lansing. Josey Scoggin testified before the committee and will join us to report her thoughts and insight to the legislative response. 


                


    Committee Hearing on Forfeiture Reform Bill requiring more reporting and accountability. Jeff Frazier and Charmie Gholson, Komorn Law were present and offered oral and written testimony in support of HB 4914- The SWAT Reporting Bill, which simply mandates these highly specialized and dangerous forces report on their activity. Charme Gholson will be joining us as well as Attorney Jeff Frazer who is in the Gallipolis but will be in the studio in spirit to discuss and sing. 


    Additional guests to be announced. 


     


    Michael's rant, news, current events and more!


     

  • 02:06

    Planet Green Trees Episode 154- The MMMA 101 Part 3

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    June 27, 2013 Tonight 8-10pm or call 347-326-9626 Hosted by attorney Michael Komorn from Komorn Law and Chad from Birmingham Compassion-
    Komorn Law PLLC -Available to take your legal questions:Every week PGT is proud to bring you the Top Cannabis Lawyers in the State to give their comments, reflections and take questions from the listeners on various issues and topics that challenge the medical cannabis community. Guests will be Curtis Kile who is conducting the first annual Cannabis Roll, in which he is riding his wheel chair from Michigan to the White House. The trip is to raise awareness and support for cannabis legalization and in tribute to his father Charles Curtis Kile Jr. who passed from cancer in 2011, and who was an active lobbyist for cannabis reform efforts.
    Spotlight on the Michigan Justice Commission with MI NORML board member, and human rights crusader Joe White. The Human Solution group with Steve and Maria Green, will be hosting a screening of "American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny" by Kevin Booth at the AMC Theater at Great Lakes Crossing mall. Steve will call in after to update on the event and to offer a court report.
    Michael's rant, news, current events and more! Contributions from Rick Thompson from The Compassion Chronicles and Jamie Lowell from The 3rd Coast Compassion Center. Sponsored By: Your host: Attorney Michael Komorn of Komorn Law, PLLC-18006563557 Regular guests: Chad from the Birmingham Compassion Club, Jamie Lowell of Third Coast Compassion Center, Rick Thompson-Editor and Chief of the Compassion Chronicles- reporting on news events, The MMMA: michiganmedicalmarijuana.org Thanks to all the moderators Komorn Law - Atty Michael Komorn (800) 656-3557- The Med Joint Community Compassion Center - Oshtemo, MI Kevin Spitler Also The Marijuana Ranch Call 313 422 5281