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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- Chronic/Severe/Intractable Pain
- Muscle Spasticity
- Crohn’s Disease / Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Hepatitis C
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- Tourette Syndrome
- Ulcerative Colitis
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Michigan News & Insights:
To ensure patients have access to the medical marijuana they need without requiring that municipalities allow dispensaries, some states have decided to approve statewide cannabis deliveries, which includes deliveries to cities, towns, and other municipalities that...
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...
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...
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,...
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The cannabis migration first gained notoriety in 2013 when legalization came closer to a reality in Colorado. Fast forward to 2020, and it’s still happening. The difference today is that many people are moving to cannabis-friendly states for a wider variety of reasons...
This week we turn our attention to the beginning of the cannabis value chain by looking at where the 9,190 cultivation licenses were generated last year. As readers of this blog have seen with our analysis of manufacturing and retail/dispensaries – all the activity...
One of the most frequently cited predictions for the cannabis industry in 2020 is consolidation through mergers and acquisitions. The cannabis industry is highly fragmented, so some consolidation certainly makes sense. However, the continued growth and development of...