Michigan Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

9,000 vape cartridges recalled from Detroit medical cannabis store

Michigan regulators recalled 9,380 vaping cartridges containing vitamin E acetate sold by a licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit. The vape cartridges recalled by the state’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) came from Plan B Wellness. In December, the MRA issued a statewide recall of cartridges with high levels of vitamin E acetate, which has been linked to lung […]

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Proposed Michigan cannabis union rule under fire

Marijuana regulators in Michigan are being criticized by some business groups for proposing an administrative rule that marijuana businesses must enter into labor peace agreements with unions as a condition for licensing to grow, sell or distribute cannabis. Adult-use marijuana sales began Dec. 1 in Michigan, which also has a legal medical cannabis market. Labor unions frequently seek […]

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Week in Review: IL adult-use marijuana stores face shortages, Michigan early recreational MJ sales near $6.5M, Harvest pivots on deals & more

After the Jan. 1 launch, some Illinois adult-use cannabis retailers have cut off customers temporarily to conserve inventory, recreational marijuana sales in Michigan hit almost $6.5 million in first month, Harvest Health & Recreation looks to terminate an acquisition – and more of the week’s top MJ business news. Huge rec sales in Illinois lead to some shop closures The […]

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Chart: Local approval in Michigan adult-use marijuana program creates uneven business opportunity

Michigan’s strategy for adult-use cannabis businesses empowers localities to control their communities, but it creates disparate business opportunities within the state’s market. Regulators chose not to restrict the number of recreational marijuana businesses allowed statewide but granted municipalities local approval. Adult-use sales began in Michigan on Dec. 1, 2019, and could reach $1.4 billion to […]

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Michigan recreational cannabis sales near $6.5 million in first month

Adult-use marijuana transactions in Michigan reached almost $6.5 million during the first month of legalized sales in the state. Recreational sales in Michigan, which kicked off on Dec.1. are expected to grow quickly in 2020 as dozens more adult-use retail stores are licensed, MLive.com reported. As of Jan. 2, the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency issued 54 […]

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Michigan medical cannabis store wins mainstream design award

A medical marijuana dispensary in Michigan won a design award from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Flint-based Common Citizen won a Gold Award for retail design from the ICSC, a worldwide trade group for the shopping center and retail real estate sector. The award is the first the ICSC has bestowed upon a cannabis retailer. […]

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Michigan presses Weedmaps on illegal cannabis ads

Michigan regulators want California-based Weedmaps to honor its commitment to not run ads from illicit marijuana operations. Marijuana Regulatory Agency Director Andrew Brisbo said he’s by Weedmaps that it won’t be entering contracts with MJ businesses “without validating they hold a state-level license,” Mlive.com reported. In August, Weedmaps said it would not run ads for […]

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2019’s top US cannabis business stories: Vape crisis, California MJ industry challenges, landmark legalization moves & more

The U.S. cannabis industry experienced some momentous moves forward on the legalization front in 2019, but it also faced significant obstacles that reflected how the licensed marijuana sector is continuing to mature and why it cannot always expect boom times and unfettered growth. The top page views of the year at Marijuana Business Daily show […]

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Adult-use cannabis delivery services licensed in Michigan

The first three recreational cannabis businesses in Michigan have been approved to deliver MJ to homes. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs approved the delivery businesses, WoodTV.com reported. Adult-use cannabis became legal in Michigan on Dec. 1.

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Wholesale marijuana prices

The median price of a pound of marijuana flower sold or transferred to a retail store in Colorado rose to a record $1,316, according to the most recent state data.

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