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Building a Cannabis Dispensary in Michigan

MI Cannabis Legal Status: Medical and Recreational Sales are Legal The primary governing body that regulates Michigan cannabis dispensary construction is the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency. The goal of the MRA is to establish Michigan as the national model for a regulatory program that stimulates business growth while preserving safe consumer access to marijuana. Construction …

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By-Product of Legal Marijuana: Social Equity

The move towards legalizing cannabis has spurred many benefits, such as state revenue, medicinal therapy, and a legal alternative to combat the opioid epidemic. However, a less publicized effect from the repeal of cannabis prohibition is the social equity provisions that many states have been implementing.  What Is Happening? As states begin to legalize marijuana …

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Historic? The Safe Banking Act: What Does It Actually Mean?

Historic. Unprecedented. Progressive. Momentous. Did we say historic? These are just some of the words being used to describe the House of Representatives passing the Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019, or as it’s more commonly known: the Safe Banking Act (‘SBA’). There’s been a lot written about the SBA over the past …

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American Bar Association to Feds: De-Schedule Cannabis

The American Bar Association (ABA) has recently adopted a resolution that allows states to set their own cannabis policies without federal interference. The ABA takes it a step further and recommends that cannabis should be rescheduled or completely de-scheduled under federal law. While veering away from outright stating that marijuana should be legalized, this resolution …

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