MRA

Responding to a Notice of Deficiency for Cannabis Licenses

2020-01-31T11:52:50-05:00January 31st, 2020|

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) regulates licensing for both Adult-Use Marijuana Establishments and Medical Marijuana Facilities. When applying for a marijuana license, applicants are required to use forms and disclosures created by the agency and respond to each question in its entirety under oath. All attestations, application disclosures, information requested/required by the agency, the acts, [...]

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 [...]

Examining the First Week of 2020 for the Michigan Cannabis Industry

2020-01-13T09:56:14-05:00January 10th, 2020|

As of Jan. 2nd, 2020, Michigan's Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) has issued 54 recreational marijuana business licenses, including 27 to retail stores. This is nearly double the number of licenses that were expected to be issued by Jan. 1st, according to the agency. Recreational Marijuana Sales  Recreational (adult-use) marijuana sales in Michigan neared $6.5 million [...]

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? [...]

The Cannabis Industry: Reviewing 2019 and Predictions for 2020

2019-12-23T11:50:25-05:00December 19th, 2019|

2019 was an exciting year for the cannabis industry on a national and state level. As the year is coming to an end, it is worth a look back at the progress that was made and ahead to what we can predict for 2020.  Michigan Adult-Use Licensing and Sales The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) began [...]

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 [...]

Asked and Answered: 10 FAQs About Recreational Marijuana

2019-12-16T11:26:17-05:00December 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 [...]

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 [...]

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