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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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Building a Medical Cannabis Dispensary During the Covid-19 Pandemic

In late January 2020, Grow America Builders started construction on a new medical cannabis dispensary in Elizabeth, New Jersey, just across the river from Manhattan. It was scheduled to be a 12-week project. And then COVID-19 happened. Every construction project has its own challenges and problems, but we never had to complete a project under …

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Now That The Smoke Has Cleared: Illinois Cannabis 1 Month Later

Grow America Builders is headquartered in Chicago, so we took a particular interest in how recreational cannabis would be implemented in our home state. There’s no need to rehash the ‘what you need to know’ about legal marijuana in Illinois; that’s been reported on ad nauseum. Instead, we’re going to take a step back and …

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Progress on Midway Dispensary

Construction Begins: Midway Dispensary

We are excited to announce that our newest cannabis construction project is underway; The Midway Dispensary in Chicago, Illinois. Upon completion, Midway will be a 4,800 square foot dual use dispensary, serving both medicinal and recreational customers. We’ll be blogging our progress as we move from phase to phase until completion. Keep checking back for …

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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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