Announcements

Job offersmore »



Tweeting Growers

Top 5 - yesterday

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




US (MI): Medical marijuana shops get temporary reprieve

Existing medical marijuana dispensaries will get a reprieve from being immediately shuttered, but they could harm their chance for a license from the state if they continue to operate past Dec. 15, the state Department of Licensing and Regulation said.

At a meeting, Andrew Brisbo, director of the state's Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, told the board that will start handing out medical pot business licenses next year that the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has the sole authority to set the rules that govern the dispensaries now and in the future.

"The department will not shut down dispensaries, but it will be a business risk for them to continue to operate because they could be shut down by law enforcement and it could be an impediment to getting a license," Brisbo said.

LARA, in consultation with the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, said the department will put emergency rules in place and that any dispensary that is operating after Dec. 15 — the date the state will begin accepting applications for licenses — will jeopardize its chance for a lucrative state license in the future.

Read more at Detroit Free Press (Kathleen Gray)

Publication date: 9/13/2017

 


 

Other news in this sector:

11/22/2017 US (WA): MCOA completes financing for cultivation facility
11/22/2017 "Nearly 70 percent of cannabidiol extracts sold online are mislabeled"
11/22/2017 Luxembourg moves further towards legalising medical marijuana
11/22/2017 US (WI): Sokaogon Medicinal Corporation deploys LED for industrial hemp
11/22/2017 Green House, Organa Brands and Canopy Growth create cannabis JV
11/21/2017 Israel wants to export cannabis around the world
11/21/2017 US (CA): CDFA schedules training workshops for cannabis cultivators
11/21/2017 Peru legalizes medical marijuana
11/21/2017 CAN (AB): Aeroponics MMJ grower appoints President and COO
11/20/2017 Canada: Aurora issues cannabis recall
11/17/2017 CAN (BC): Should Delta get a share of lucrative pot bucks?
11/16/2017 Vancouver firm eyes Uruguayan MMJ market
11/16/2017 MedReleaf Australia receives cultivation license
11/16/2017 Jamaica: MMJ companies form alliance
11/16/2017 IBM wants British Columbia to track legal pot with blockchain tech
11/15/2017 Greece hopes to boost economy with MMJ
11/15/2017 Aurora Cannabis plans to take over CanniMed
11/15/2017 US (CA): Cannabis growers could face taxes on destroyed crops
11/14/2017 US (NV): Grower hits record-breaking THC & terpene profiles
11/14/2017 US (CA): Coachella City approves cannabis greenhouse facility