“The Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board approved licenses for two testing facilities on Thursday, putting the last piece into the puzzle that will unlock the medical pot market in the state. The board approved a total of seven licenses last month, but none of them were for testing facilities, a necessary element for medical pot…

“A major part of Michigan’s new regulations on medical marijuana involve lab testing for safety compliance. In the past, marijuana testing hasn’t been required by the state. Now, it’s a new aspect of the medical marijuana industry in Michigan and, no — testing does not involve anything like puff, puff, pass. Labs for testing marijuana…

“Michigan’s medical marijuana regulators added three more review meetings in an effort to undo a growing logjam of MMJ license applications. The state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, which is responsible for licensing medical cannabis businesses, originally scheduled five meetings over the course of the year to review applications.” Continue Reading HERE Source Credit: https://mjbizdaily.com/michigan-aims-speed-medical-cannabis-application-process/   In…

In September 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed and the governor signed into law three new medical marijuana (MMJ) regulations, which created a licensing and regulatory framework for medical marihuana. The State’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) creates a regulated and protected marijuana business market in permissive cities for the cultivation, processing, transport, testing and retail sale…

The state’s new medical marijuana laws, according to Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, an opponent of the bills, take a small home-grown industry created by a 2008 ballot proposal “and puts that cottage industry on steroids.” Indeed, under the old law, a caregiver could grow up to 12 marijuana plants for each patient and couldn’t serve…

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