Cannabis Grow, Processing Center Coming To Madison Heights

SAN DIEGO—Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. announced the closing of its $6.2 million purchase of property at 29600 Stephenson Highway in Madison Heights and a long-term lease with subsidiary Holistic Industries to open a 63,000 square foot Cannabis processing and distribution center. In addition to the Michigan property, IIP owns and leases to Holistic three other

By |2020-09-06T16:09:56-04:00September 6th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Marijuana Regulatory Agency Announces Workgroup To Discuss Licensing, Taxes

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency has scheduled on Sept. 21 a workgroup to discuss and provide suggestions on the marijuana licensing process related to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act and the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act. The deadline to email your request to participate in the licensing stakeholder workgroup is Monday,

By |2020-08-21T09:47:17-04:00August 21st, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

MRA Issues Emergency Rules To Allow Home And Curbside Delivery Via Online Sales

LANSING - The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency on Monday issued Emergency Rules in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that lets licensed provisioning center and adult-use retailer to provide home delivery services through online sales.  However, the MRA must approve the delivery procedure used by the designated licensed facility or adult-use establishment. The bulletin that

By |2020-03-17T16:06:54-04:00March 17th, 2020|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

MMFLA and MRTMA License Issuance Process Amended: Licenses Effective Upon Payment

LANSING - The purpose of this bulletin is to amend the process by which applicants approved for a license under the Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) or the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (MRTMA) may receive their license from the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA). As of March 9, licenses are effective upon

By |2020-03-10T14:48:15-04:00March 10th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Circuit Court Judge: Cannabis Businesses Can’t File For Bankruptcy When They Fail

LANSING - Marijuana is still illegal under federal law so when a marijuana business goes broke, it isn't eligible to file for bankruptcy in the federal courts, Kent County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Yates told the Michigan House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. "Whether we like it or not, we in the state of Michigan, in our

By |2020-03-01T11:19:12-05:00February 27th, 2020|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Measure Opposing Labor Peace Agreement For MRA License Rule Moves

LANSING - On a party-line 6-3 vote, the Michigan Senate Regulatory Reform Committee reported out a concurrent resolution to oppose labor peace agreements being a requirement a company must meet to be eligible for licensing under the Marijuana Regulatory Agency's permanent rules. The measure is sponsored by committee chair Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton), who has compared

By |2020-02-05T10:43:31-05:00February 4th, 2020|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|


Join West Michigan Chapter Of The Air & Waste Management Association on January 16 to learn more about the current cannabis industry and associated environmental regulations. We will be joined by the following speakers: Andrew Brisbo, Executive Director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA), will provide an overview

By |2020-01-09T16:57:51-05:00January 16th, 2020|, |

27 Rec Marijuana Licenses Awarded, Not All Provisioning Centers Open

LANSING - As of Jan. 7, there are 27 active adult-use licenses in the state. Not all of them are yet open for business, so call ahead to make sure. A drum roll please: Releaf Center to Compassionate Care – 1840 TERMINAL ROAD Suite A, NILES MI 49120 Choice Labs – 3331 Page Ave, Jackson

By |2020-01-12T13:11:05-05:00January 12th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

As Michigan’s Recreational Cannabis Market Develops, State Pushes Back Against Unlicensed Operators

DETROIT - As Michigan’s budding recreational cannabis market develops, efforts are underway to quash competing illicit sales, according to the state’s top marijuana regulator. Michigan voters approved a ballot question on Nov. 6, 2018 that legalized adult use cannabis, and the Marijuana Regulatory Agency issued emergency rules July 3 of this year for the rollout

By |2019-12-20T15:15:10-05:00December 20th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

Michiganders Bought $3.3 Million Worth Of Marijuana In First Two Weeks Of Legalization

LANSING - During the first two weeks of December, residents bought more than $3 million worth of marijuana at recreational retailers, which provided $515,051 in tax revenues, the state said Tuesday. The second week of sales totaled $1.47 million and resulted in $147,371 in excise tax revenue and $97,265 in sales tax revenue, the Marijuana

By |2019-12-20T15:16:08-05:00December 18th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|