Entries by MCL Admin

CRA issues fine and suspends Detroit Provisioning Center license for 30 days

October 10, 2022 – The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) ordered today a 30-day suspension of the medical marijuana provisioning center facility license held by The House of Mary Jane – located at 19154 James Couzens, Detroit, MI 48235.  In addition to the suspension, the order requires the payment of a $75,000 fine. The license suspension […]

Gov. Whitmer Appoints Acting Executive Director to Cannabis Regulatory Agency

LANSING, Mich. — Today (September 15, 2022), Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Brian Hanna as acting executive director of the Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA). Effective September 19th, Hanna will join the CRA, bringing extensive experience to fill this vital role within the Whitmer-Gilchrist Administration. “I am thrilled to welcome Brian Hanna as the […]

CRA Public meeting scheduled for 09/14/22

The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday September 14, 2022, at 9:30 A.M. For meeting information please see the Public Notice Announcement by clicking here. The purpose of this public meeting is to hear complaints and receive the views of the public on CRA’s administration of the authorities, powers, duties, […]

CRA Guidance for Tinctures

Tinctures are not defined in either the Medical Marihuana Facility Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) or the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA). When a term is not specifically defined in statute, the Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) uses the plain meaning of the term as defined in the dictionary. As a result, CRA policy […]

MI Cannabis Regulatory Agency withdraws request for hemp-conversion rulemaking

April 15, 2022 – Lansing, Michigan: Michigan’s Cannabis Regulatory Agency (formerly Marijuana Regulatory Agency) announced its intent to withdraw proposed rulemaking request to allow licensed conversions of hemp-based CBD to D9 THC due to negative feedback: After receiving a significant amount of public comment regarding safety concerns and the lack of scientific and public health […]

2021 Tax revenue sharing for Adult Use Retail and Microbusiness communities

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Treasury today announced that more than $42.2 million will be distributed among 163 municipalities and counties as a part of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act. Next week, 62 cities, 15 villages, 33 townships and 53 counties will be receiving payments from the Marihuana Regulation Fund. […]

Michigan Hemp supplier license [Watch this space]

Attention #Michigan Hemp growers and clone nurseries: A recent update from the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (available here: https://www.michigan.gov/mra/ero-hemp-transition-faqs) indicates that MDARD (Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development) will soon be working to introduce a Hemp Supplier license. If you are interested in clone shipping and hemp shipping in or from Michigan, get with Michigan […]

MRA announces updated Rules and fee levels

Effective March 7, 2022, new MRA Rules, license type, and fee levels will be implemented. Please see below for details from Michigan’s MRA. For up to the minute news, advice, and cutting edge legal representation, be sure to contact the Michigan Cannabis Lawyers at 517 512-8364. – – – – – – – – – […]

PROBATION AND THE USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Since 2008, the state of Michigan has allowed the use of medical marijuana for patients. But the burning question has continued to ensue, how does this apply to someone on probation? We know that probation departments across the state limit the use of alcohol, and other drugs while an individual is on probation, but when […]

Veterinarians May Now Consult With Pet Owners Regarding THC and CBD

Governor Whitmer recently signed into law House Bill 5085 which now allows veterinarians to consult with pet owners in regards to administering marijuana or industrial hemp to their pets .  Prior to House Bill 5085 veterinarians were at risk of loosing their veterinarian license if they consulted with pet owners regarding marijuana or industrial hemp. […]