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Category: MMFLA License

What Michigan’s Recreational Marijuana Rules Mean for Microbusinesses

What Michigan’s Recreational Marijuana Rules Mean for Microbusinesses

The Emergency Rules issued by the Marijuana Regulatory Agency under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (“MRTMA”) were released on July 3rd, 2019. These eagerly anticipated emergency regulations set forth the rules of the road that Michigan microbusinesses must comply with when operating a marijuana microbusiness facility.  One of the biggest takeaways is […]

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How to Increase Profits at a Marijuana Dispensary: 280E Considerations

How to Increase Profits at a Marijuana Dispensary: 280E Considerations

With the Michigan medical marijuana industry set to take off over the next few years, most Michigan marijuana entrepreneurs are focused on making sure that their state MMFLA license application was properly submitted and approved.  In our conversations with clients and prospective entrepreneurs alike, we’ve noticed that a lot of business owners seem so enamored by massive […]

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What Can You Do With An MMFLA Processor’s License?

What Can You Do With An MMFLA Processor’s License?

Understanding what can be done with a commercial cannabis license under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) is crucial for those who are interested in becoming a part of Michigan’s cannabis industry. There are five types of licenses under the MMFLA: Grower Licenses. Processor Licenses. Secure Transporter Licenses. Provisioning Center Licenses. Safety Compliance Facility […]

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Cannabis Business: Selecting the Best Corporate Structure

Cannabis Business: Selecting the Best Corporate Structure

After deciding to start a Michigan Cannabis business, one of the crucial next steps is choosing the right corporate structure for your business. To make this decision, it’s important to consider your business strategy, the complexity of creating and maintaining a particular corporate structure, and the tax implications of that structure. Choosing between a C-Corporation, […]

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Michigan LARA Dispensary Inspections and Processor Compliance

Michigan LARA Dispensary Inspections and Processor Compliance

An Overview and Summary of Common Compliance Issues After witnessing a LARA provisioning center inspection firsthand, I thought it would be good idea to provide an overview to dispensary owners and processors of what constitutes compliant products and packaging for processed Marijuana products and what LARA inspectors are looking for when they conduct a provisioning […]

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MMFLA Licensing

MMFLA Licensing

Ten Application and Licensing Tips from BMMR Director Andrew Brisbo The MMFLA application for Michigan medical marihuana facility licensing is both intricate and detailed. The MMFLA application is divided into two parts—the prequalification step and the facility licensing step. The pre-qualification step is perhaps the hardest and most time-consuming hurdle to overcome when trying to obtain an […]

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6 Tips for Siting your Michigan Medical Marijuana Dispensary

6 Tips for Siting your Michigan Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Setting yourself up for a successful medical marijuana business requires more than just savvy business sense and knowledge of the Michigan marijuana industry. As with many retail stores, even well-run marijuana provisioning centers won’t be able to survive without a good location. Based on our experience with helping clients find locations for their Michigan dispensaries, […]

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