Are you thinking of filing an adult use marijuana license application? It’s a long, complex, and possibly expensive process. This article walks you through the steps.
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During step one – pre-qualification, the main applicant and supplemental applicants must submit applications to be reviewed by the MRA.
During this step, background checks are completed on all applicants.
Current medical marijuana licensees who apply for adult-use licenses will be expedited through the application process if there are no changes in ownership.
During step two – licensing, the MRA will vet the proposed marijuana establishment, including, but not limited to:
The physical marijuana establishment must also pass an MRA inspection within 60 days of submission of a complete application.
An applicant could have their license denied due to the following reasons:
More potential reasons for denial are outlined in Rule 14 of the Adult-Use Emergency Rules.
The main applicant must possess a medical marijuana state operating license to be eligible for the following license types:
However, the main applicant does not need to possess a medical marijuana state operating license to be eligible for the following license types:
An applicant cannot be issued a state license until all requirements outlined in the MRTMA and administrative rules are met.
After establishment licensing is completed, an applicant will be required to pay an initial licensure fee for each license.
Once the initial licensure fee is received, the license(s) will be issued.
Prospective licensees can visit Michigan.gov/MRA and click on the Adult-Use Marijuana link to see all of the information available to them to assist in the preparation of their application.
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