Cannabis Industry Update:
Your toolbox of regulations, licensing activity, insights, and news for the Michigan cannabis industry
Medical marijuana was legalized in Michigan in 2008. The state is currently issuing state licenses under newly reformed laws. Local governments may enact anti-medical marijuana ordinances and require marijuana businesses to go through a permitting process. License applicants cannot obtain a state license without also obtaining local permits.
A recreational ballot measure was recently passed by voters in 2018.
Children under the age of 18 can use medical marijuana in Michigan if they have one doctor’s certification and a parent or guardian acting in the role of caretaker.
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- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Hepatitis C
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Michigan News & Insights:
Earlier this year, Michigan regulators decided that their hemp industry should be mostly kept under wraps. Citing privacy concerns, regulators have chosen not to share any license holder information, be it location or even trade name. However, it’s beginning to appear...
Nearly a decade ago, Michigan adopted its first incarnation of a medical marijuana program—without any sort of licensing framework. To try and remedy this, state legislators decided to amend the law in 2016 and began rolling out a legitimate state and local licensing...
It’s not uncommon for states to allow local municipalities to ban marijuana sales within their borders, but in doing so, they’re limiting access to the medical marijuana that patients within those cities and towns need. As a result, patients have three options. They...
The Cannabiz Media team attended MJBizCon in Las Vegas this month where we listened to a variety of insightful speaker presentations, spoke with a long list of people working in different sectors of the marijuana industry, and showed off the Cannabiz Media Database,...
More Licensing News
Laws related to the cannabis industry are evolving quickly across the country, and savvy cannabis businesses aren’t just standing by and watching. They’ve actively been getting involved in the legislation process in recent years by speaking out, working with lobbying...
By improving professionalism in the cannabis industry and elevating the customer experience, the entire industry will break the negative stereotypes of cannabis and cannabis users. Negative perceptions about cannabis exist primarily due to a lack of education. To...
Nearly 10 years ago a 2000 Pew Research poll found that just 31% of Americans supported cannabis legalization. That number nearly doubled by 2017 when Pew Research found that 61% of Americans favored legalization. One year later, an October 2018 Gallup poll revealed...