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National EconomyTo Be Sluggish Next Year While Manufacturing Heavy Midwest Slows

MUNCIE, Indiana – The national and Midwest economies will slow dramatically next year as gross domestic product growth remains sluggish due to the Trump administration trade wars with trading partners around the globe, warns a Ball State University economist. Employment growth in several Midwestern states turned negative in first quarter of 2019, and the decline

By |2019-12-12T20:00:01-05:00December 12th, 2019|News|

Shango Cannbis Brand To Open Lapeer Center Dec. 13

LAPEER – The Shango cannabis brand is teaming up with prominent Michigan businessman Adnan “Andy” Shango to open a 1,100-square-foot retail medical Provisioning Center in Lapeer on December 13. Shango is an established, vertically integrated cannabis brand operating in Oregon, Nevada and, now, Michigan. With major expansions in California, Arizona and Missouri planned for 2020,

By |2019-12-11T14:40:31-05:00December 11th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Bloomberg Names Ann Arbor America’s No. 3 Tech Hub

ANN ARBOR - Bloomberg recently named Ann Arbor America's No. 3 tech hub, following only San Jose, Calif.; and Boulder, Colo. Bloomberg scored cities on a 100-point scale, evaluating how many people have STEM jobs, science and engineering degrees, and advanced degrees. Ann Arbor received a 98.97 score, with 18.3% of the population holding an

By |2019-12-12T20:00:01-05:00December 11th, 2019|Featured, News|

Michigan Marijuana Report Offering Free December Ads For 2020 Sponsorships

ANN ARBOR - The Michigan Marijuana Report (www.mimarijuanareport.com) is looking forward to a huge year in 2020.  Our readership grows at an explosive rate as more and more people are interested in the evolving cannabis business and all of the opportunities that it brings. As you can see in many other industries, there is always

By |2019-12-04T10:09:13-05:00December 4th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

The Hemp Law Group Updates Clients On Ever Changing State, Federal Regulations

ANN ARBOR – In December 2018, the Farm Bill was signed into law, and with it growing industrial hemp was legalized nationwide. The Farm Bill also bolstered a practice area for The Hemp Law Group, powered by J. Colton Legal. “We have been working with people in the Hemp space for two-and-a-half years,” Colton said.

By |2019-12-01T16:30:58-05:00December 1st, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Marijuana Regulatory Agency To Allow Medical Provisioning Centers To Adult-Use

LANSING  - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency announced Wednesday that adult-use marijuana retailers who also hold a license for a medical marijuana provisioning center may transfer marijuana product from their medical inventory to their adult-use inventory, beginning this Sunday, in accordance with the recent advisory bulletin. Beginning December 1, 2019, licensed provisioning centers may transfer up

By |2019-11-27T17:26:45-05:00November 27th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Ann Arbor Has 3 Shops Approved To Sell Recreational Marijuana

ANN ARBOR - Michiganders may be flocking to Ann Arbor Dec. 1st The State of Michigan has now issued 3 licenses for shops where you can purchase marijuana products! Mlive has reported that both new licensees stated their focus has been and will remain medical patients. Bartek Kupczyk, the newly appointed director of retail sales at Greenstone informed

By |2019-11-26T19:37:47-05:00November 26th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan’s Economy Weathers A Challenging Year

ANN ARBOR—The Michigan economy turned decidedly chilly this year as the United Auto Workers strike against General Motors, the trade war, and job cuts at Ford and GM all contributed to the slowest annual growth since the Great Recession. But sustained growth should return for 2020 and 2021, albeit at a modest pace compared with

By |2019-11-22T17:36:17-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Featured, News|

Marijuana Security Operations Looking For Pros With Armed Security Skills

BAY CITY – Grady Emmons started Precision Risk Management Group in 2006 to provide such services as surveillance investigations and secure diamond transport. But in 2018, Emmons changed the company’s name to Marijuana Security Operations to become a security player in the nascent Michigan cannabis industry. Now MSO provides security planning, armed guards, and soon

By |2019-11-21T16:52:43-05:00November 21st, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|