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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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Five Keys to Success for Michigan Marijuana Microbusinesses

Five Keys to Success for Michigan Marijuana Microbusinesses

As Cannabis Business Attorneys, we believe that the Michigan Marijuana Microbusiness license presents the best opportunities for local residents to enter the recreational cannabis market and survive the incoming wave of larger out of state marijuana companies. As we wait for Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) to issue rules under the Michigan […]

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Microbusiness Update: MRTMA Rules Could be Coming Sooner Than You Think

Microbusiness Update: MRTMA Rules Could be Coming Sooner Than You Think

While we are waiting in anticipation for Governor Whitmer’s expected announcement on the medical and possibly recreational marijuana programs this week, we thought it may be a good idea to mention something that has floated under the radar but will certainly be welcome news to anyone reading this: The recreational marijuana program could be coming […]

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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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CBD MICHIGAN

CBD MICHIGAN

As we discussed in our last article, CBD: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back, LARA, the state’s licensing agency, has announced that it considers CBD to be subject to the same regulations as other Marijuana derived products. During a recent LARA Live webcast featuring Andrew Brisbo, the LARA Director of Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, Mr. […]

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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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