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About Kali Rose

Kali is our Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for firm intake, scheduling appointments, managing attorney calendars and assisting with cases files and office management. Kali is a tremendous asset to the firm and are happy to have her on the team. If you need assistance in scheduling an appointment, have questions regarding our firm or need help with your case, please contact Kali.

Michigan’s Temporary Marijuana Vape Ban

2019-11-26T15:33:53-05:00November 27th, 2019|

Last Friday, Michigan regulators banned the sale of marijuana vape products currently on shelves until they are further tested for the presence of vitamin E acetate. This emergency action comes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued a ban on flavored vaping products with tobacco in early September, citing a "public health concern." The products in state [...]

Update on the Michigan Vaping Crisis

2019-12-12T16:21:49-05:00October 23rd, 2019|

Michigan was the first state to issue a ban of flavored vapes in response to reports of lung illness suspected to be caused by vaping. On Sept. 3rd, Governor Gretchen Whitmer executively ordered all flavored nicotine-vape products to be removed from stores.   The ban went into effect in Michigan on Oct. 2nd. Since then, other states [...]

Misdemeanor and Felony Expungement Opportunities Introduced in New Bill

2019-11-06T09:57:49-05:00September 12th, 2019|

UPDATE (11/6/2019): The Michigan House of Representatives on Tuesday passed this expungement legislative package (explained below) with wide bipartisan report, ranging from 97-10 to 102-6. Next, the legislation will go to the Senate. This article will be updated accordingly. Earlier this week, a bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers proposed a legislative package aiming to reform [...]

Macomb County Circuit Court Stops Warren from Issuing Medical Marijuana Licenses

2019-08-30T15:17:55-05:00August 30th, 2019|

This week at the Macomb County Circuit Court, Judge Carl Marlinga granted a preliminary injunction halting the issuance of medical marijuana facility licenses in Warren. The request was made by attorneys for an LLC seeking municipal licensure in Warren. The injunction was granted on the basis that the Warren Medical Marijuana Subcommittee held private meetings [...]

Guidance for Maintaining an Eco-Friendly Cannabis Business

2019-08-23T09:15:35-05:00August 23rd, 2019|

In an effort to help protect Michigan’s environment, The Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) issued a summary of environmental regulations that applies to marijuana cultivators and processors. The licensee is responsible for complying with environmental regulation. Below is a summary of the guidance issued by EGLE to help you maintain an eco-friendly [...]

Defining Trade Samples in the Cannabis Industry

2019-08-14T09:23:19-05:00August 9th, 2019|

Trade samples are a vital part of the cannabis industry and aid in providing a higher quality of product to consumers. The recently released adult-use emergency rules from the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) contain information on how licensed companies can provide such samples to other licensed companies and its own employees. Rule 53 of the [...]

Why Your Cannabusiness LLC May Want To Be Taxed as a C Corporation

2019-08-02T08:57:55-05:00July 25th, 2019|

The Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a flexible business structure that offers limited liability protection to its owners. For many business owners, it is a preferred type of business entity because it is generally cheaper and easier to set up a LLC, you can structure it to be member-managed or manager-managed, and it avoids the “double [...]

Creating your Cannabusiness: Is an LLC Right for You?

2019-06-26T14:48:15-05:00June 19th, 2019|

A limited liability company (LLC) is defined as a simple business structure. LLCs combine characteristics of a partnership, sole proprietorship and corporation but remains an unincorporated association. There are a number of advantages to establishing your cannabusiness LLC, but four that especially stand out as it relates to the cannabis industry.  Limited Liability  As the [...]

When Should I Update my Cannabusiness Bylaws?

2019-06-26T14:54:46-05:00May 31st, 2019|

Bylaws are written by or on behalf of a corporation's owners at the time of its founding. However, even if these are the rules that direct the company's operations, they're typically not revisited unless an issue arises. If you haven’t reviewed your bylaws since your corporation's founding, there are signs that may suggest revision.  Has [...]

Top 5 Tools to Protect Your Cannabusiness and Employees

2019-06-26T14:58:02-05:00May 8th, 2019|

Obtaining a medical marijuana business license is a long and thorough process. Therefore, it's important to keep your eye on licensure. Congratulations, you’ve passed the finish line and you are a fully licensed cannabusiness! But what about after you’ve obtained your license? This is where we commonly see the wheels fall off the wagon and [...]

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