Licensing Services

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 [...]

Adult-Use Marijuana Applications Are Now Being Accepted

2019-10-31T15:39:34-05:00October 31st, 2019|

Today on Nov. 1st, 2019, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) began accepting adult-use applications for marijuana licensing under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA). This was passed by the voters of the state of Michigan in November 2018. Similar to the process for medical marijuana application approval, the MRA will be utilizing [...]

Is It Too Late to Get Into the Legal Cannabis Industry?

2019-10-11T10:37:10-05:00October 11th, 2019|

The legal marijuana industry grew to $10.4 billion in 2018 in the United States and employs more than 250,000 people, according to research firm New Frontier Data. With the cannabis industry booming and changing constantly, it may seem overwhelming and deterring if you’re thinking of breaking into the industry. You might ask: is it too late to [...]

MRA Releases Adult-Use Marijuana License Applications

2019-10-03T15:43:17-05:00October 3rd, 2019|

Just today, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released detailed, step-by- step instructions for the adult-use marijuana license applications. These applications will start being accepted by the MRA on Nov. 1st.  We have outlined what you need to know as a prospective adult-use marijuana licensee below: What types of marijuana licenses are available? As a refresher, [...]

How to Renew Your Medical Marijuana Facility License

2019-09-17T14:40:35-05:00September 17th, 2019|

Once your facility is up and running, it is important to note that your entity’s medical marijuana state operating license is due for renewal 1 year after licensure approval.  It is critical to your facility’s success to keep track of renewal dates, renewal requirements, and compliance regulations. This is to ensure that your facility does [...]

Preparing to Purchase a Licensed Cannabis Facility

2019-08-19T10:04:08-05:00August 19th, 2019|

Last week, we wrote about new application materials released by the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA). These newly released materials serve to assist applicants with changing a facility’s ownership or on how to purchase a licensed cannabis facility from another operator. This week, we’ll discuss the practical steps involved in positioning your company so that you [...]

Apply for a Marihuana Event Organizer and Temporary Marihuana Event License

2019-08-08T13:06:13-05:00August 7th, 2019|

Now that the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) has released the Emergency Rules for adult-use marijuana in Michigan, there are plenty of new opportunities to explore if you are considering applying for a marihuana event license.   In addition to the five (5) license types under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA)—grower, processor, [...]

How to Amend a Cannabis Facility License Application

2019-08-02T08:50:11-05:00August 2nd, 2019|

After initial submission of your facility license application, you may need to make amendments and report certain changes in order to comply with the law and regulations. These changes to cannabis facility license application and/or facility license are required to be disclosed to the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) in a timely manner to avoid the [...]

What is a Designated Consumption Establishment? 

2019-08-02T08:56:01-05:00July 29th, 2019|

On July 3rd, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) released emergency rules for Michigan’s adult-use marijuana program. These rules took effect immediately and will remain in effect for 6 months, allowing the MRA time to draft a formal set of rules for the program. As these rules were implemented quickly, we did not expect much focus [...]

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