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Michigan’s Social Equity Program and Marijuana Microbusinesses

Michigan’s Social Equity Program and Marijuana Microbusinesses

Marijuana microbusiness entrepreneurs may be able to participate in Michigan’s Social Equity Program for opportunities to reduce application fees and regulatory costs.   The commercial cannabis industry is well known for its high costs to entry. Michigan’s medical marijuana facilities are required to have a minimum of $150,000 – $500,000 available capital upfront.  This requirement along […]

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Michigan’s New Cannabis License: Marihuana Event Organizers

Michigan’s New Cannabis License: Marihuana Event Organizers

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency recently put out new rules that will initially govern Michigan’s “adult use” cannabis market. Included in these rules was several new license types not contemplated by the MRTMA statute, one of which is the marihuana event organizer license, as well as its companion license, the temporary marihuana event license. The purpose […]

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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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