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Marijuana Business

Michigan: Medical Marijuana Business Application Info Released By LARA

Just days ahead of her appearance at the MICBD Conference in Ann Arbor, the Director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has authorized the release of new information regarding the process of applying to become a medical marijuana business under Michigan’s new MMFLA licensing system. The Medical Marihuana […]

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Medical Marijuana

Michigan: MMFLA News And Update

Information is developing weekly in the quest to build Michigan’s new medical marijuana business program. In a press release issued yesterday the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), which oversees the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR), announced that their offices and Franwell Inc will be conducting a series of […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: LARA Issues Advisory On Marijuana Testing Facilities

An advisory issued today by Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) provides additional guidance toward businesses in or hoping to become part of Michigan’s medical marijuana business economy. The advisory provides a brief set of rules regarding the testing of cannabis products, and when in the supply chain […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: More MMFLA Information On Stacking Licenses Released

In a press release today the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced they will allow cannabis superfarms to be constructed in Michigan by allowing an entity to receive multiple 1,500-plant growing licenses, and that those plants can be aggregated together in a single growing environment. The MMFLA is Michigan’s […]

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Medical Marijuana

Michign: HB 5014 To Protect Safe Access Introduced In House

HB 5014 was unveiled today by its sponsors during a press conference in the state Capitol Building. As introduced, it carries 25 sponsors and co-sponsors in the Michigan House of Representatives. The bill was hailed as a vehicle through which Michigan’s 262,000+ medical marijuana patients can count on a continuous and […]

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Medical Marijuana

Michigan: LARA Announces Medical Marijuana Workgroup Members

Dozens of Michigan citizens have been selected to participate in the creation of rules governing the new medical marijuana business program. Five different workgroups are scheduled to take place, one for each of the five businesses being regulated by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). The state Department of […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: MMFLA Fees Explained

The state-based fee structure for businesses applying for licensing under the state’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act was explained in some detail during the Licensing Board’s September 12 meeting at Hawk Hollow Country Club in Bath Township, Michigan. State-based fees fall into three different categories: Application Fees, Licensing Fees and […]

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Medical Marijuana

Michigan: Media Coverage Forces Glenn To Drop Marijuana Bill

Friday was a bad day for Michigan House Rep. Gary Glenn, representing the Midland area. On Thursday he introduced a new bill, HB4965. In the late morning hours on Friday, Shane G. Trejo of RightMI.com wrote about the bill and its anti-conservative nature. At 1 pm I wrote about the bill and how it […]