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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|

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|

Four20Post: Exploring The MRA Recommendations For Higher Taxes To Fund Social Equity

ANN ARBOR - On Four20Post Jan. 27 at 1 pm, we’ll explore recommendations from the Social Equity workgroup created by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency for new taxes on marijuana sales to raise millions of dollars that would be used to improve diversity and help disadvantaged groups succeed in the industry. On the show to

By |2021-01-26T15:18:07-05:00January 26th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Marijuana Report Audience Growing Rapidly

ANN ARBOR - Dan Keelan, publisher of the Michigan Marijuana Report, updates how much the digital publication has grown in the past year and hints at some of the new programs that will be launched in 2021. As a disclaimer, Mike Brennan is Editor of MIMarijuanaReport.Com. https://youtu.be/pV8_IXM9ngY

By |2021-01-14T19:33:21-05:00January 14th, 2021|Marijuana Business, mitechtv, News|

MDARD Announces Specialty Crop Grant Opportunity – Proposal Due Feb. 25

LANSING—The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced a request for proposals through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service. The program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of Michigan’s specialty crops, which are defined as "fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and

By |2021-01-08T14:16:08-05:00January 7th, 2021|Hemp, Marijuana Business, News|