Michigan Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Week in Review: PA Ramping Up for MMJ, Tribes Making Moves + Dueling Initiatives in Michigan

John Schroyer  | June 19, 2015

By John Schroyer and Tony C. Dreibus

Pennsylvania businesses are prepping for medical marijuana legalization despite long odds, Native American cannabis activity starts to ramp up, and two recreational MJ efforts make gains in Michigan.

Here’s a closer look at several notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

8 Michigan Dispensaries Raided

John Schroyer  | May 29, 2015

State police raided eight medical cannabis dispensaries in northern Michigan this week, serving 16 search warrants and seizing an untold number of cannabis plants.

Not a single arrest was made, however, even though law enforcement officials said the eight dispensaries are “suspected of selling marijuana …

‘Fort Knox’ Proving Popular Among Michigan Caregivers

John Schroyer  | April 3, 2015

In a state without a dispensary law, it’s difficult to operate safely in the marijuana industry. Not only do business owners risk legal prosecution, setting up safe and secure cannabis cultivation locations is tricky as well.

Matthew Herman, a criminal attorney in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has developed a popular solution for the state’s small operators …

180 Dispensaries Reportedly Operating in Detroit

John Schroyer  | January 9, 2015

Detroit has quietly, quickly and surprisingly become a major hub for medical marijuana businesses, with an estimated 180 dispensaries now calling the city home, according to a local official’s estimate.

Michigan is one of a handful of MMJ states in the country that doesn’t have a …