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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. […]

Michigan Now Allows for Automatic Expungement of Certain Marijuana Convictions

Starting April 1, 2021 Michigan will start the process of expunging certain marijuana misdemeanor convictions.   The new law allows individuals that had previously been convicted of marijuana misdemeanors to apply to have the conviction cleared off of their criminal record but only if the offense would not be considered illegal if it were to have […]

Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency Creates Rules for Marijuana-Infused Beverages

The MRA just announced a process for licensed processors to obtain approval for marijuana-infused beverages.  The Technical Bulletin dated January 4, 2021 requires any licensed processor who is interested in creating a marihuana-infused beverage to submit a request to the MRA.  The request includes a number of documents such as confirmation that the processing facility […]

The Attorney for PEOPLE v. LATZ comments on the case four years later

PEOPLE v. LATZ Our friend and client Callen Latz was charged with improper transport of medical marijuana back in 2014. Joshua Covert defended his rights in 2016 and won the case PEOPLE OF MI V CALLEN TRENT LATZ Now in 2020, this is what Josh has to say about his landmark case:   Sources https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/dec/21/court-medical-marijuana-law-trumps-law-on-transpor/ […]