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  1. November 18 Marijuana Regulatory Agency Announces Social Equity Program Application Now Online 12 MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces November Business Resource Workshop, Featuring Sozo Companies and Lakeshore Legal Aid 12 Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency Becomes Founding Member of the Cannabis Regulators Association October 26 MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces its October Business Resource Workshop featuring Ypsilanti and Grand Rapids 14 MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces October Education and Outreach Session September 24 N
  2. Sorry Michigan…It’s not you Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that state officials in 2020 expunged the criminal records of an estimated half-million Illinois citizens previously convicted for marijuana-related crimes. The Governor said that the pace of the expungement process was well ahead of schedule. He also announced having personally pardoned over 20,000 low-level cannabis conviction records More States with Expungements California *ColoradoDelawareHawaiiIllinois *MarylandMassachusettsMichigan (LOL)New Hampshire **New Jersey *Nevada ***New York *North Dakota
  3. The MRA has released a bulletin outlining the requirements for the Annual Financial Statement FY 2021 for adult-use establishment licensees and the required report that must be utilized by certified public accountants engaged to perform the agreed upon procedures. The bulletin may be found here and the Adult-Use Annual Financial Statement form report may be found here. More From The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency Click here to view the 30 min Q&A with MRA Executive Director Andrew BrisboMRA Releases Administrative RulesCOVID-19 Updates and InformationThe Market for and Economi
  4. Gateway Proven Strategies Announces Cannabis License Procurement Services for 5 New Legalized StatesJanuary 13, 2021The company is offering cannabis license consultations for Arizona, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana and Mississippi.Mexico’s Health Ministry Publishes Medical Cannabis RulesJanuary 13, 2021The move will allow pharmaceutical companies to start conducting medical research on cannabis products.Group Tries Again to Place Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Measure on North Dakota’s BallotJanuary 13, 2021Legalize ND refocused its efforts on the 2022 election after the COVID-19 pandemic
  5. What can a city do on its own to change cannabis laws in a state where it remains illegal for recreational use? City leaders in Madison, Wisconsin, decided to find out this fall. And as it turns out, you can do quite a bit. Keep in mind that Madison is a city located in a state and a nation where possession of cannabis is illegal. And Wisconsin is particularly stringent. The state allows only CBD products for medical use. According to marijuana law information maintained by cannabis advocacy group NORML, that state can arrest anyone for possessing any amount of weed. The first offense
  6. We get asked a lot of questions all day long and can only address so many at a time. The MMMA is not a law firm and we only give answers that can be verified by reviewing current laws on the Michigan Legislature Website. It is up to the reader to research and confirm any and all information as well as consult an attorney before acting on any of these answers or really anything you come across on the internet. FAQ: How long is my pistol training certificate good for in Michigan? FIREARMS (EXCERPT) Act 372 of 1927 28.425j Pistol training or safety program; conditions; prohibited con
  7. Marijuana growing and processing operations may be subject to Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) regulations. The following is a summary of environmental regulations that apply to cannabis cultivation and processing. It is the responsibility of the licensee to comply with all applicable regulations. If you need assistance in understanding the environmental regulations or how to achieve compliance. PROTECTING MICHIGAN’S AIR EGLE ensures that Michigan’s air remains clean by regulating sources of air pollutants to minimize adverse impact on human health and
  8. News and Information fed to you by the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association. West Michigan Dispensary Owner Fears OversaturationDecember 21, 2020Born and raised in Muskegon, Greg Maki was the first to open recreational cannabis dispensaries in Muskegon, Ottawa and Montcalm counties. While many businesses ground to a halt during 2020, the cannabis industry continued to grow […]Grand Rapids Cannabis Center First Owned By City Resident From Social Equity ProgramDecember 21, 2020Grand Rapid’s first locally-owned recreational marijuana shop is holding a drive-through grand opening this weekend
  9. UPDATE 12-4-20: The House endorsed a landmark retreat in the nation’s decades-long war on drugs Friday, voting to remove marijuana from the federal schedule of controlled substances and provide for the regulation and taxation of legal cannabis sales. The vote was 228-to-164 and marked the first time either chamber of Congress has voted on the issue of federally decriminalizing cannabis. The Dem controlled House of Representatives is set to vote on marijuana (cannabis) legalization at the federal level on 12/4/20. This the first time any chamber of Congress has addressed on the matter of ma
  10. The enactment of statewide laws legalizing and regulating the use and sale of marijuana by adults is not associated with an uptick in cannabis use by young people, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. A team of investigators affiliated with Boston College analyzed marijuana use data from a nationally representative sample of more than one million high-school students over an 18-year period. Authors “found no evidence that RML [recreational marijuana legalization] was associated with [an] increased likelihood or level of marijuana use among adolescents. Rathe
  11. A United Nations commission voted to remove marijuana for medical use from a list of the most risky narcotics, such as heroin. A United Nations commission voted on Wednesday to remove cannabis for medicinal purposes from a category of the world’s most dangerous drugs, a highly anticipated and long-delayed decision that could clear the way for an expansion of marijuana research and medical use. The vote by the Commission for Narcotic Drugs, which is based in Vienna and includes 53 member states, considered a series of recommendations from the World Health Organization on reclassifying
  12. Below is a list of Marijuana Proposed Bills, Amendments and Recent Public Acts (law) for 2019-2020. The community should be watching these bills closely. Specifically to be watched are the amendments that propose to change the laws the citizens of Michigan voted for. This will change the way and criminal penalties the people of Michigan will face. Look at the items in red. Bill StatusTypeDescriptionSB 0020 of 2019Senate BillCriminal procedure: jurisdiction; venue for prosecution of delivery of a controlled substance causing death; modify. Amends sec. 317a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 7
  13. Medical marihuana: licenses; proof of financial responsibility criteria; modify. Friendly Link: http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?2020-SB-1057 Sponsor Curtis VanderWall (district 35) (click name to see bills sponsored by that person) CategoriesMedical marihuana: licenses; Medical marihuana: licenses; proof of financial responsibility criteria; modify. Amends sec. 408 of 2016 PA 281 (MCL 333.27408). TIE BAR WITH: SB 1058’20 Bill DocumentsBill Document Formatting Information(gray icons indicate that the action did not occur or that the document is not available)Documents
  14. SENATE BILL NO. 1058 August 15, 2020, Introduced by Senators WOJNO and VANDERWALL and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.A bill to amend 2016 PA 281, entitled “Medical marihuana facilities licensing act,” by amending section 102 (MCL 333.27102), as amended by 2019 PA 3. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT: Sec. 102. As used in this act: (a) “Advisory panel” or “panel” means the marihuana advisory panel created in section 801.marijuana regulatory agency. (b) “Affiliate” means any person that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control wit
  15. Marihuana: administration; distribution of tax revenue from marihuana sales; modify. Friendly Link: http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?2020-SB-0959 Sponsor Adam Hollier (district 2) (click name to see bills sponsored by that person) Marihuana: administration; distribution of tax revenue from marihuana sales; modify. Amends secs. 3 & 14 of 2018 IL 1 (MCL 333.27953 & 333.27964). Senate Introduced Bill SENATE BILL NO. 959 June 04, 2020, Introduced by Senator HOLLIER and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.A bill to amend 2018 IL 1, entitled “Michigan
  16. November 18, 2020 – The Marijuana Regulatory Agency’s (MRA) social equity team will now accept applications for the social equity program online. On December 2, 2020 the social equity team will host an education and outreach session to demonstrate the online social equity program application process. The information for registering for the session may be found below. Starting A Cannabis Business Requires Guidance and Legal Support. Komorn Law has been focused on marijuana legalization and has been involved helping shape the future of the new industry. Call Our Office 248-357-
  17. Thank You too... Restorium2...- That is how the world rolls and it is less forgivable...Especially the way the world just assumes things these days.
  18. Thank You Wild Bill - That is what it is. I left the planet for a small break on Thursday for the weekend and of course it happened then. I am getting it fixed.
  19. 3/2/20 MRA News Release https://michiganmedicalmarijuana.com/michigan-marijuana-regulatory-agency-begins-to-eliminate-caregivers/ Join the Coalition to save the caregiver-patient system
  20. March 2, 2020 – Today, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced a phase-out process for the transfer of marijuana and marijuana products into the regulated market from caregivers. The phase-out process begins immediately and ends on September 30, 2020 with a final termination of all external marijuana transfers. During the ongoing transition to a regulated market, the MRA has been committed to maintaining patient access to medical marijuana by allowing certain licensed facilities to continue to source product from caregivers without it resulting in disciplinary action against
  21. Sign up here at https://michiganmedicalmarijuana.com/join-the-caregiver-patient-coalition/
  22. https://michiganmedicalmarijuana.com/patient-caregiver-connect/
  23. Yes contact Komorn Law - The number is 248-357-2550 or visit KomornLaw.com to see more
  24. Existo...You have chosen a forum that has been around for 11 years and there are some very dedicated and experienced members that dwell here. We also monitor and limit what's going on. Tread lightly. Consumers will eventually decide the fate of your business plan. Here... https://michiganmedicalmarijuana.com/michigan-ends-caregiver-marijuana-supply-to-medical-pot-shops/ https://www.michiganradio.org/post/michigan-says-caregivers-can-no-longer-sell-surplus-marijuana-provisioning-centers https://michiganmedicalmarijuana.com/marijuana-regulatory-agency-addresses-re
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