Mere weeks after the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp across the country, Michigan legislature passed a series of bills to create a framework for the industrial hemp industry within the state. As we discussed in our post on The 2018 Farm Bill’s Impact on Industrial Hemp and CBD Products  all forms…
In one of the last actions taken by the Michigan Legislature in 2018, the state passed Senate Bill No. 1262 and 1263 to amend the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). The amendments were signed by outgoing Governor Rick Snyder on December 28, 2018 and went into effect on January 1, 2019.   Definition of…
Last month we talked about Drug-Free Workplace Policies After Legalization and discussed the evolving landscape of workplace policies after cannabis was legalized in Michigan.  Many private employers are now considering whether revise their employee handbooks and drug testing policies, and if so, what those changes may look like. But what if you are a cannabusiness? …
Roughly every five years, Congress passes a package of legislation known as the Farm Bill. Farm Bills generally touch on several aspects of our agricultural economy, including trade, commodity pricing, crop insurance, conservation, development, research, forestry, energy, and many more. On December 12, 2018, Congress passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, the 2018 Farm…
Its an issue that every HR representative and businessperson is facing in a Michigan workspace – what do we do about employee drug testing after legalization of marijuana?  Can I still test or be tested for marijuana?  Can an employer terminate an employee for consuming cannabis even if it is legal?  Is the law different…
It has been one of the most frequently asked questions since Proposal 1 passed: “How much marijuana can I have now?” The answer depends on your individual status, the type of product/amount in your possession, and your location. Now that the use, possession, and cultivation of cannabis in Michigan has been legalized for adults over…
With the passing of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (MRTMA) aka Proposal 1, there is a brand new and quite revolutionary set of laws which govern marijuana activities. They are quite different than what we are used to and it will take some time to get accustomed. Nevertheless, they are important to…
After application submission, correspondence or communication from the Bureau of Medical Marijuana should be expected. While an application is being processed, staff of the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation will be in communication with applicants continuously during their Pre-licensure review, in order to prepare the most accurate, detailed, and thorough summary to present to the…
The MMFLA application is a test. Everyone who submits an application is expected to provide an abundance of information and supporting documents to the State of Michigan, including demographic information, other business interests, financial account statements, property interests, tax returns, and civil/criminal history. Now that the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board (MMLB) has been approving and…
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