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MRA Reminds Applicants Of March 1 License Eligibility Changes

LANSING – The Marijuana Regulatory Agency Friday issued a reminder that, beginning March 1, applicants are no longer required to hold an active medical marijuana license to be eligible for the following adult-use licenses: Marijuana Retailer, Marijuana Processor, Class B Marijuana Grower, Class C Marijuana Grower, and Marijuana Secure Transporter. “Beginning Monday, business entry into

By |2021-02-26T16:03:53-05:00February 26th, 2021|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

420Post: Michigan’s 2 Microbusiness Licensees Explain The Ins And Outs Of Entrepreneurial Cannabis

ANN ARBOR - A Michigan microbusiness license allows the holder to grow up to 150 plants, process those plants into a variety of cannabis extracts and edibles, and sell those products directly to the consumer. Today on Four20Post we have the state’s only two microbusiness license holders who will discuss their experiences. Ben Kolasa, the owner of Sticky

By |2021-02-25T10:18:31-05:00February 24th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

ACSI: Overall Customer Satisfaction Falls In 2020

ANN ARBOR—The deterioration in customer satisfaction across all industries in the United States continued in 2020, with a 0.9 percent drop in the fourth quarter to a score of 73.7 (out of 100), according to the national American Customer Satisfaction Index. While the COVID-19 pandemic may have exacerbated things, the decline in ACSI began more than

By |2021-02-21T18:34:40-05:00February 21st, 2021|News|

MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces February Business Resource Workshop, Featuring Our Cannabis

LANSING – The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) is announcing the date, time, and location for its February Business Resource Workshop hosted by the Social Equity Program, featuring Our Cannabis. Date:     Thursday, February 25, 2021 Time:    10:00 AM Place:   Zoom While attendance is free, space is limited. Interested participants need to register at: http://bit.ly/MRA-success. During the

By |2021-02-19T17:36:56-05:00February 19th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News, Uncategorized|

MDARD Awards Rural Grants to Support Infrastructure, Sustainability of Land-Based Industries

LANSING—The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has awarded 20 Rural Development Fund Grants designed to promote the sustainability of land-based industries and support infrastructure that benefits rural communities. “Rural Michigan isn’t some strange, faraway, uninhabited land,” said MDARD Director Gary McDowell. “Most of the people in this great state are either from or

By |2021-02-13T17:53:30-05:00February 13th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

420Post Live: Back Story On MRA Cannabis Testing Changes

ANN ARBOR - On 420Post TV Wednesday Lev Spivak and Ben Rosman, the co-owners of PSI Labs, the Ann Arbor cannabis testing lab that said it found mold in cannabis samples, will discuss their findings that lead to the Marijuana Regulatory Agency changing its testing protocols. Also on the show Tiffany Coleman, cannabis science researcher,

By |2021-02-10T19:27:58-05:00February 10th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

November Sees Continued Slower Growth For Legal U.S. Cannabis Products

EAST LANSING - Growth in demand for legal cannabis products in the United States was slightly slower in November than it was in October. This continues a new trend of much softer demand growth than we saw in the spring and early summer, according to Anderson Economic Group’s monthly AndCan®Index. AEG’s experts produce this monthly measurement

By |2021-02-07T10:25:41-05:00February 7th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

MRA Social Equity Program Virtual February Business Resource Workshop Feb. 4

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) has announced the date, time, and location for its February Business Resource Workshop hosted by the Social Equity Program, featuring Cresco Labs. Date:     Thursday, February 4 Time:    11:30 AM Place:   Zoom While attendance is free, space is limited. Interested participants need to register at the following website: http://bit.ly/MRA-advertise. During

By |2021-01-31T11:24:01-05:00January 31st, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

Chippewa County In UP Selected For Final Site In Michigan Space Launch Initiative

STERLING HEIGHTS – The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association, referred to as MAMA, announced the selection of Chippewa County in the state’s Upper Peninsula as the site of its new command and control center. Chippewa was among four communities across the state considered for the command and control center. Site selection – co-led by spaceport consultants

By |2021-01-31T10:43:16-05:00January 31st, 2021|News|

New Study Identifies Economic Benefits Of Gordie Howe Bridge

WINDSOR, Ont.–Windsor and Detroit should establish a transportation, distribution, and logistics cluster to best reap the economic benefits of the new Gordie Howe International Bridge, says a new study out of the University of Windsor’s Cross-Border Institute. Building on existing regional expertise and capacity, the cluster would consist of truck yards, facilities where containers can

By |2021-01-30T11:14:46-05:00January 30th, 2021|Featured, News|