Michigan

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 [...]

How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Business License – Five Things You Must Do Now

2017-10-27T11:03:02-05:00September 23rd, 2016|

On September 21, 2016 a historic day for the medical marijuana system in Michigan was created. Governor Rick Snyder signed into law “landmark” legislation that will create a highly regulated industry for the commercial cultivation and sale for medical cannabis. The State of Michigan’s new Medical Marijuana Licensing Board will have until December 15, 2017 to [...]

How to Support the Best and Fastest Way to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in Michigan.

2016-11-07T15:14:24-05:00May 23rd, 2016|

Many people are frustrated with the current state of Michigan’s Medicinal Marijuana Program. A few questions that we hear frequently at the Cannabis Legal Group are when is Michigan going to issue dispensary and commercial grow licenses? Many people are waiting with eager anticipation to acquire one of these prospective licenses.   Pending Michigan Dispensary Legislation [...]