Marijuana Law: Cannabis & Cars--OWI in the Era of Legalized Marijuana

Starts:  May 10, 2019 8:30 AM (ET)
Ends:  May 11, 2019 4:30 PM (ET)

Dates: May 10–11, 2019
Location: The Henry Center at Michigan State University, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing
Cost: Section and/or MIAOWIA Members: $300; Non-members: $375
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Join the Marijuana Law Section and the Michigan Association of OWI Attorneys to learn the best practice methods of handling cases involving cannabis and vehicles. Speakers will include a variety of experts from a prosecutor to defense attorneys. A tentative schedule is below. Your ticket price includes lunch each day, as well as ongoing beverage and snack service.

Attendees will receive presentations and written materials on the following topics:

  • John Reiser—THC & DRE
  • Mary Chartier—Issue Spotting a Marijuana DUI case
  • Mike Nichols—Science Behind THC for a DUI
  • George Bianchi—Cannabis & Cars
  • Marj Russell—Trial Practice on Voir Dire
  • Josh Covert—CBD/THC Licensing & Regulation
  • Mike Boyle/Bruce Block—FOIA & Blood Testing
  • Matt Abdo—Marijuana Issues in License Restoration
  • Dan Grow—Marijuana Case Law Update

A discounted room is available at the Candlewood Suites, which shares a parking lot with the Henry Center, and can be reserved by calling (517) 351-8181. The deadline for the room block is April 30th.

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Hinze at or (517) 930-0726.



The Henry Center at Michigan State University
3535 Forest Rd
Lansing, MI 48910


Jennifer Hinze
(517) 930-0726