Michigan Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News


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 been assured 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 […]

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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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Marijuana vape products recalled in Michigan

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) is recalling vape cartridges that failed laboratory testing because they contained high levels of vitamin E acetate, a substance linked to lung illnesses cause by vaping. Many of the vape cartridges being recalled have levels that are more than 500 times the allowable limits, according to the MRA. For more […]

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Medical marijuana

New Mexico’s medical cannabis program drew 215 patients from outside the state in November after legislative reforms did away with an in-state residency requirement.

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Week in Review: Michigan begins adult-use cannabis sales, Harborside appeals tax case, Brazil sets stage for big import market & more

Michigan launches its recreational marijuana industry, California-based Harborside appeals a closely watched federal tax case, Brazil lays the groundwork for what could become one of the world’s largest medical MJ import markets – and more of the week’s top cannabis news. MI adult-use sales begin with limited number of stores open Michigan’s first day of […]

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On first day of Michigan recreational marijuana sales, customers line up for flower

The line outside the Exclusive Brands dispensary in Ann Arbor, Michigan, stretched nearly three blocks on the state’s first day of recreational cannabis sales Sunday. As a light rain fell, the store’s employees passed out pizza, cookies, donuts and coffee to customers who had lined up to purchase adult-use marijuana products. Exclusive Brands owner Omar […]

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Recreational marijuana licensing

Michigan issued two more business licenses for adult-use cannabis retailers, and both stores are expected to open when recreational marijuana becomes legal Dec. 1.

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Marijuana layoffs continue

Michigan temporarily prohibited the sale of cannabis vaping products so they can be tested for the vitamin E acetate compound, which is linked to a nationwide vaping crisis that has led to 47 deaths and 2,290 lung illnesses.

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Week in Review: Landmark cannabis vote by US House committee, first MI adult-use licenses, vitamin E acetate vape additive bans & more

A key U.S. House panel makes history by passing a federal cannabis legalization bill, Michigan reveals its first adult-use license winners, two states finalize bans on vitamin E acetate as an additive in vaporizer products and more of the week’s top cannabis news. Panel casts first-ever US House vote to federally legalize MJ In a […]

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