Michigan

How to Find Cannabis Industry Jobs in Michigan

2020-02-28T09:30:56-05:00February 28th, 2020|

In November 2018, Michigan residents voted “yes” to legalize adult-use (recreational) marijuana. A year later, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) began accepting applications for adult-use cannabis business licenses. It was then that an influx of applications from prospective adult-use cannabis business owners came pouring in (52 applications on day 1). However, what do you do [...]

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? [...]

Asked and Answered: 10 FAQs About Recreational Marijuana

2020-02-20T10:42:06-05:00December 11th, 2019|

As recreational marijuana sales begin in Michigan, potential pot customers have many questions about the adult-use/recreational market and the sales of legal weed. Here's a look at some of the most frequently asked questions and answers: 1. Where Can I Buy Recreational Marijuana in Michigan? The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) began accepting marijuana business license [...]

MRA Announces Social Equity Program Expansion

2019-10-03T08:38:39-05:00October 3rd, 2019|

On October 2, 2019 the Michigan Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced that the Social Equity Program would be expanding eligibility to those who have been disproportionately impacted by cannabis laws and enforcement. What is the Social Equity Program? The program is designed to encourage participation in the marijuana industry from those in residing in disproportionately impacted [...]

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 [...]

What is Considered a “Plant” for my Marijuana Grower Plant Count?

2019-08-02T08:53:37-05:00July 31st, 2019|

The rules governing the cultivation of cannabis in Michigan revolves around the number of plants a person or entity can legally possess. 12 plants can be grown per qualifying patient under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA); 12 plants can be grown per household for recreational purposes under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana [...]

Michigan Social Equity Program Details Announced

2019-07-22T09:02:37-05:00July 18th, 2019|

Just today, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the details of its Michigan Social Equity Program. The program is designed to encourage participation in the marijuana industry by those in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by marijuana prohibition and enforcement.  Over the last several months, the agency sought input from approximately 150 stakeholders in [...]

Identifying and Disclosing your Cannabusiness’ “Managerial Employees”

2019-06-27T13:35:16-05:00June 14th, 2019|

After obtaining a cannabis business license, maintaining a stellar track record of compliance with the laws and rules is essential​ to your company’s continued success. To achieve this goal, your company must know all applicable regulatory requirements. This is to ensure that the business stays above board and does not incur fines, sanctions, or worse [...]

The Ongoing Battle Between Caregivers and Municipalities

2019-05-24T08:06:43-05:00May 24th, 2019|

Ever since the adoption of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) in 2008, an ongoing battle has brewed between caregivers and municipalities in Michigan. The issue? Whether marijuana caregivers who follow Michigan’s medical marijuana law must satisfy additional criteria under their local ordinances. Rights of caregivers vs. municipal authority Caregivers argue that state law is [...]

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