Category Archives: michigan medical marijuana

Dec. 31 deadline looms for dozens of unlicensed medical marijuana firms in Michigan

Up to six dozen unlicensed medical cannabis businesses in Michigan must close at least temporarily by Dec. 31 or risk not receiving a permanent license under a new, stricter regulatory system, state officials indicated Friday. Regulators noted in a news release that Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen Borrello had dismissed the last pending court […]

Michigan approves 24 more medical marijuana licenses

Michigan regulators approved 24 more medical cannabis operating licenses under a new regulatory framework, according to an email sent by state regulators to the media. That now brings the statewide total of licenses issued to 91. In late November, regulators said they wouldn’t force existing, unlicensed medical marijuana businesses to close before Dec. 31. Here’s the […]

Michigan adds three months to medical marijuana licensing deadline

Michigan on Tuesday extended the deadline for dozens of existing medical cannabis dispensaries to receive permanent state licenses, an effort to try to ensure the MMJ market continues without turmoil. The emergency rule adopted by the state extends a Sept. 15 deadline to Dec. 15. It’s the fourth date the state has set for existing […]

Michigan reverses position, decides to extend medical cannabis deadline

Michigan plans to extend a Sept. 15 deadline for some existing operators to receive their permanent medical marijuana licenses in a bid to avert tumult in one of the country’s largest MMJ markets. “We’ve heard a lot of concerns over the past month and we want to make sure those concerns are heard and considered […]

Michigan won’t extend medical marijuana licensing deadline beyond Sept. 15

(This story has been updated to reflect additional licenses issued by the state.) A Michigan state official said Wednesday the state won’t extend its Sept. 15 deadline for medical marijuana businesses to secure licenses to continue operating, despite concerns the market will fall into chaos because of a lack of permitted companies. “It will not […]