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

    May 10 - 11, (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 Register with Eventbrite 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 jenn.miaowia@gmail.com or (517) 930-0726. #ConferenceorSeminar #PanelDiscussion
    Lansing, MI, United States

  • Marijuana Law Summer Seminar: Criminal Law Boot Camp—The MRTMA Edition

    Jun 13, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (ET)
    Join the Marijuana Law Section for a one-day seminar covering must-know topics for the criminal law attorney in the era of recreational marijuana. Attendees will gain a basic understanding of the MRTMA and how it impacts Michigan criminal law, including OWI, and will be eligible for five Michigan Indigent Defense Commission CLE credits. Cost: Marijuana Law Section Members-$59; Other registrants-$79; registered for the UMLI-$59 Register Online Hotel Accommodations : Book your room by May 14, 2019 . Dress Code Every evening at Grand Hotel is a special occasion! After 6:30 p.m., guests are required to wear their finest: dress slacks and suit coat worn with a tie, or a skirt and blouse, dress, or pantsuit. This applies for all areas inside the hotel with the exception of the Cupola Bar where resort casual dress is always acceptable. During the day resort casual or business clothing is appropriate; no jeans. Children 12 years and older are expected to follow the same dress code as adults. Ferry to the Island Shepler’s Ferry is offering a discounted rate of $19 for adults and $10 for children 5–12 (under 5 free) for UMLI attendees. To receive the discount, identify yourself with the State Bar of Michigan at the ticket window or purchase your tickets online  using the code STATEBAR19 for both adult and child discounts.Parking is $5 per night offsite (with free shuttle service) or $25 per night onsite at the dock. They no longer offer valet parking. Mackinaw City Dock: 556 E Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701; St. Ignace Dock: 601 N State St, St. Ignace, MI 49781. Ferry schedule .  Star Line Ferry is also offering a discounted rate of $19 for adults and $10 for children ages 5–12 (under 5 free) for UMLI attendees. To receive the discount, identify yourself with the State Bar of Michigan at the ticket window or purchase your tickets online using the code SBM19. Valet parking is available. Parking prices for the 2019 season have not yet been set. Mackinaw City Dock: 801 S Huron St, Mackinaw City, MI 4970; St. Ignace Dock: 587 N State St, St. Ignace, MI 49781. Ferry schedule . Event flier #ConferenceorSeminar
    Mackinac Island, MI, United States