Sydney Fairman

About Sydney Fairman

Sydney Fairman is the Social Media Marketing Specialist for the Law Offices of Barton Morris and Cannabis Legal Group. While at Central Michigan University, Sydney was an active member of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority and held various internships, leadership and part-time positions. These places of employment include the City of Mt. Pleasant, Grand Central Magazine, Mackinac State Historic Parks and WCMU Public Media (PBS). She graduated in May 2018 with a Bachelors Degree in Applied Arts in Integrative Public Relations and minor in Journalism. Sydney comes to us after her first position post-college with Gale, a Cengage Company as a Marketing Associate. She possesses a passion for writing, marketing and graphic design and showcases this on Cannabis Legal Group's website and social media channels.

MRA Introduces Proposed Marijuana Rule Sets

2020-01-14T10:46:52-05:00January 14th, 2020|

Soon, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed combined topic-based rule sets. The proposed topic-based rule sets are intended to provide clarity/consistency to those working in both the medical and adult-use markets. The rule sets provide for the implementation of a program to license medical [...]

Stakeholders Needed for Marijuana Social Equity Workgroups

2020-01-06T15:28:18-05:00January 6th, 2020|

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) is facilitating stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions regarding the Social Equity Program.  What is the Social Equity Program? Michigan’s Social Equity Program is designed to encourage participation in the marijuana industry by those in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by marijuana prohibition and enforcement. The agency originally [...]

Recreational Marijuana Home Delivery Available in Michigan

2020-01-06T11:17:33-05:00December 30th, 2019|

Soon, recreational marijuana will be able to be delivered to homes in Michigan. The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) approved the first three businesses for adult-use home delivery this week: Lit Provisioning Centers in Evart, Battle Creek Provisioning in Battle Creek and Nature’s ReLeaf in Burton. How Can You Get Marijuana Legally Delivered to Your Home? [...]

Remediation of Marijuana from Medical to Adult Use

2019-12-16T11:31:44-05:00December 16th, 2019|

On Dec. 12th, 2019, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released a technical bulletin outlining the remediation process of marijuana from medical to adult-use. In this bulletin, the agency mandates that a failed test sample must pass two separate retests consecutively to be eligible for sale or transfer. If both retests pass, the batch is out of [...]

Where Can I Buy Recreational Marijuana in Michigan?

2020-02-12T09:22:39-05:00December 9th, 2019|

On Dec. 1st, hundreds of people lined up in Ann Arbor to buy marijuana during the first day of Michigan’s legal adult-use (“recreational”) sales. The first day raked in approximately $221,000 in profits, marking a successful first day for sales of recreational product. This is despite there only being three provisioning centers (“dispensaries”) licensed to [...]

Requirements for Licensed Cannabis Businesses on Selling Marijuana Vape Pens

2019-12-05T14:43:23-05:00December 5th, 2019|

On Wednesday, Nov. 27th, 2019, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released a technical bulletin in accordance with Rule 3 of the Emergency Rules for Manufacturing of Marihuana. This bulletin advises licensees on the requirements for selling marijuana products “intended for inhalation” (aka THC containing products that can be vaped). On Nov. 22nd, the MRA issued [...]

Medical Marijuana Operation and Oversight Grants for FY 2020

2019-11-21T16:01:34-05:00November 24th, 2019|

Last Thursday, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced that the Medical Marijuana Operation and Oversight Grant application for Fiscal Year 2020 is now available. These grants seek to support medical marijuana education, awareness, and outreach efforts.  How are Operation and Oversight Grants distributed? Operation and Oversight Grants are to be distributed at the county level [...]

What Can I Do with a Marijuana Product if it Fails Testing?

2019-11-20T09:20:27-05:00November 20th, 2019|

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released a technical bulletin on Friday, Nov. 15th to advise licensees on the process for dealing with a failed marijuana product(s).  When a marijuana product fails testing, a licensee has two options for the failed product, according to Rule 46 (R 333.246) of the Administrative Rules under the Medical Marihuana [...]

MRA Approves Transfer of Marijuana Between Equivalent Licenses

2019-11-15T13:51:48-05:00November 18th, 2019|

Adult-use dispensaries will be open to sell marijuana product throughout Michigan potentially as early as Dec. 1st, 2019. On Nov. 13th, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced several exciting changes for those who hold equivalent licenses. Beginning December 1st, licensees who hold equivalent licenses may transfer marijuana product from the inventory of their marijuana facility [...]

Michigan Medical Marijuana Administrative Rule Changes

2019-11-06T09:15:43-05:00November 6th, 2019|

On Friday, Oct, 25th, 2019, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) amended the Administrative Rules for Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP). Below are the most important amendments for program participants: Reduction in Patient Application Fee The patient application fee (for a two-year card) has been reduced from $60 to $40. Elimination of Caregiver Fee The $25 [...]

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