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Marijuana could be rescheduled by feds. What it means for Michigan

May 3, 2024

After decades of regulation that stood in direct opposition to the will of many American voters -- and the majority Michigan voters since 2008 -- the DEA plans to eliminate its strict federal prohibition on marijuana.

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Michigan Cannabis Regulators

August 3, 2023

Michigan Cannabis Regulators Can Do Whatever, But You Can't Sue Them In Supreme Court Because...Well, Pot Is Illegal

A federal court ruled this week that whether or not Michigan regulators violated the law really doesn’t matter, because...well, cannabis is still illegal under federal law.

Read more at Benzinga

Cannabis is legal in most of America, but blocked from banks

December 20, 2022

Cannabis is legal in most of America. But federal laws still block businesses from banks.

According to a research report conducted by New Frontier Data, the U.S. cannabis industry is projected to be a $72 billion market by 2030. Imagine that these billions of dollars are being exchanged in the marketplace but never deposited into a single financial or banking institution, because of federal laws that have not kept up.

Read more at MSN.com

Medical Cannabis And Gun Ownership

October 17, 2022

Why Do Medical Cannabis And Gun Ownership Rights Conflict So Often?

Federal regulations say individuals violate the law when combining medical cannabis with gun ownership.

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A beginner’s guide to legal marijuana in Michigan

August 5, 2019

Consuming marijuana is limited to private places -- like your home or a friend’s home. It’s not legal to consume marijuana in your car -- even if you are a passenger -- or in public.

When sales do launch at retail stores, there will be a large variety of products to choose from. From the marijuana flower that you smoke to pre-rolled joints to vape cartridges, there are a number of ways to consume marijuana.
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Michigan starts writing rules for adult-use marijuana industry

February 21, 2019

Without a license system, “gray market” businesses have sprung up in Michigan Regulators have started drafting rules for the industry.

The Bureau of Marijuana Regulation has begun drafting rules and arranging staff internally to process license applications, said Andrew Brisbo, director of the Bureau of Marijuana Regulation.
Read more at mLive.com


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