Entrepreneurs hoping to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Detroit, Michigan, will have to put their plans on hold for the time being. On Feb. 13, 2018, the Detroit City Council voted to impose a 180-day moratorium on new medical cannabis licenses and permits.
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LANSING, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 /Weed Wire – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) reminded prospective medical marihuana license applicants today that the deadline for applicants currently operating with local approval is February 15th.
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The City of Oakland held a public drawing today to select qualified individuals and businesses to be eligible for four (4) new cannabis dispensary permits made available specifically to equity applicants. Those selected were Alphonso T. Blunt Jr., Marshall Crosby, Rickey McCullough, and Zhongzhang Yan.
The state Department of Consumer Protection is seeking applications to open at least three new medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut, bringing the total to 12 or more, the department announced Wednesday.
With the Golden State’s recreational cannabis market up and running, those with temporary California cannabis cultivation licenses can now apply for the coveted annual licenses.
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis program has begun accepting applications for annual commercial licenses for cultivators, nurseries and processors.
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is advising residents who are interested in obtaining a medical marijuana card to register with the state rather than third-party providers.
While California has already started awarding temporary commercial cannabis licenses to distributors, microbusinesses, labs and retailers, it has only recently launched its system for accepting cannabis cultivation and processing applications.
The Natural State is still reviewing the hundreds of medical marijuana business applications it received back in September 2017 and even though waiting is the hardest part, those that receive licenses can look to forward to the reality of Arkansas medical marijuana banking.
While the Wolverine State has had regulatory growing pains in launching its emergency marijuana rules, the Michigan medical marijuana application window is now open.
Comedian and legendary stoner Cheech Marin doesn’t want your pot business to go up in smoke.
LANSING, Mich., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will be ready to accept applications for medical marihuana facility licenses beginning this Friday, December 15, 2017.
In Ohio, more questions are being raised about the state’s medical marijuana licensing process as news emerged that one of the consultants hired to score applications had business ties with one of the applicants awarded a cultivation license.
California is just weeks away from officially kicking off recreational cannabis sales and the state finally started accepting license applications late last week.
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today officially launched its online licensing system and is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories and cannabis events. The new online licensing system allows applicants to easily apply for a temporary and annual commercial cannabis license, submit payments and track the status of an existing application.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is now accepting applications for commercial cannabis manufacturing. Interested parties can submit their temporary license application by email or mail to the Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB), with a copy of their local authorization. Reviews of these applications will begin immediately.
A growing number of Ohio lawmakers and state officials are calling on the state to put a halt to issuing medical marijuana cultivation licenses after learning that one of the consultants hired to score the applications, Trevor Bozeman, owner of iCann Consulting, was previously convicted on drug charges.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Auditor of State Dave Yost today called on the Commerce Department to suspend the issuance of Level 1 cultivator’s licenses for medical marijuana following media reports that one of the application graders was a convicted drug dealer.
The revamped Michigan medical marijuana market is beginning to take shape. On Dec. 4, 2017, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs officially released the rules that govern the state’s medical marijuana program.
Here is why some Massachusetts marijuana reform advocates are insisting that additional funding is necessary for marijuana control operations.
The competition to become one of Ohio’s licensed medical marijuana dispensaries is starting to heat up. On Nov. 20, 2017, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy announced that it had received 370 applications for the state’s 57 available medical marijuana dispensary licenses.
New Mexico’s booming medical pot program is undergoing changes that are intended to help alleviate growing pains, a state Department of Health official told lawmakers this week.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After much anticipation, the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued two of the five licenses granted for legal operation in the cannabis industry.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – With ganja being the hot topic around the world, it is no doubt that Jamaica is expected to be at the front of the line to reap rewards.
On Sept. 28, 2017, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs issued an advisory bulletin announcing that the department would allow the stacking of medical cannabis class C cultivation licenses.
On Sept. 22, 2017, Ohio closed the application period for public colleges interested in applying for a license to test Ohio medical marijuana. According to Cincinnati.com, only two public colleges submitted applications: Central State University and Hocking College.
On Sept. 20, 2017, Florida health officials unveiled an emergency rule that outlines new standards for the Florida medical marijuana application process.
On Sept. 19, 2017, the Buckeye State took a critical step forward for its Medical Marijuana Control Program by releasing the application for Ohio medical marijuana dispensary licenses.
National medical marijuana legal expert Brian Vicente, who is working with Arkansas Medicinal Source, highlights what to expect next in Arkansas medical marijuana.
On Sept. 18, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. CT, the Natural State closed the application window for cultivators and distributors seeking Arkansas medical cannabis licenses. The Department of Finance and Administration received a total of 322 applications, with roughly 200 coming in on the last day to apply.
On Aug. 31, 2017, the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records ordered the state health department to reveal the names of members belonging to a secret medical marijuana panel that scored the applications of prospective medical marijuana licensees.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has not yet received applications for pot-growing and cultivation facilities as of Wednesday, and there have only been two submissions to locate a cannabis dispensary within the state less than three weeks before the state’s legislature-approved deadline.
The road to regulate Denver cannabis clubs has been a long one and while doors aren’t open quite yet, the city of Denver started accepting applications for cannabis consumption establishment licenses on Aug. 24, 2017.
LANSING, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — LARA’s Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) is facilitating five stakeholder work groups to discuss and provide suggestions on regulatory topics related to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA).
Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. The city plans to start accepting applications by the end of the month.
On Aug. 10, 2017, the Nevada Department of Taxation determined that there is an insufficient number of alcohol distributors applying for recreational marijuana distribution licenses, paving the way for other players within the marijuana industry to participate.
On Aug. 4, 2017, CCV Research, an Ohio-based medical marijuana testing company, announced that it had reached an agreement with a state college to test medical marijuana.
As the state of Arkansas prepares to dispense medical marijuana, 222 Arkansans already have their certification to get the drug.
Wisconsin marijuana legalization has been given new life. On July 13, 2017, Wisconsin Rep. Melissa Sargent held a press conference to announce the introduction of a bill aimed at legalizing both medical and recreational marijuana in the state, marking the third time a marijuana legalization bill has been introduced in the Wisconsin State Legislature.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Commerce has finished accepting applications for Level I and Level II Cultivator licenses. Level I cultivators will be permitted to operate an initial marijuana cultivation area up to 25,000 square feet. Level II cultivators will be permitted to operate an initial marijuana cultivation area of 3,000 square feet. Licensees may submit an expansion request pursuant to the cultivator rules.
In California, Sonoma County workers have been busy preparing for the expected rush of business owners waiting at the county’s door on July 5, 2017. Starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sonoma County medical marijuana business applications will be accepted at departments throughout the county.
On June 30, 2017, Denver’s licensing officials released final rules regulating the city’s pilot program to allow social marijuana use within city limits.
HARRISBURG, Penn., June 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Pennsylvania Department of Health today granted 27 dispensary permits for medical marijuana dispensaries. The permittees will now have six months in which to become operational, before they can begin dispensing medical marijuana.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The County of Sonoma will begin accepting permit applications for commercial and medical cannabis businesses on Wednesday July 5, 2017. In anticipation of an increase in customers on July 5, the Permit Center will have additional staffing and processes in place to serve the cannabis customers and to limit the impact on existing Permit Sonoma (Permit and Resource Management Department) customers. The Permit Center will also extend public hours on July 5, operating from 8am to 4pm (previously 10:30 to 4).
The landscape has changed since Gov. John Kasich signed Ohio’s medical marijuana bill one year ago today. But much remains the same.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has finalized the process for accepting applications for medical marijuana sellers and growers.
According to state officials, the Arkansas medical marijuana program expects 20,000 to 40,000 patients to request medical marijuana registration cards.
With Wednesday, May 31, 2017, being the last day to submit recreational marijuana license applications for Nevada’s early-start program, the state has already started adding up the number of applications it has received.
On May 23, 2017, in California, the Oakland medical cannabis permit application was released for those interested in cultivating, manufacturing, distributing, delivering, transporting and testing medical cannabis.
Oakland, Calif., May 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, the City of Oakland released its Medical Cannabis Permit Application for individuals interested in cultivating, manufacturing, delivering, distributing, testing or transporting medical cannabis in Oakland.