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LARA Publishes Michigan’s Medical Marihuana “Universal Symbol”

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released information today to inform and advise license applicants regarding the labeling of medical marihuana products under the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

LARA: State Application Deadline for Medical Marihuana Facilities Operating with Local Approval is Feb. 15th

LARA: State Application Deadline for Medical Marihuana Facilities Operating with Local Approval is Feb. 15th

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.

Michigan Warns Medical Marijuana Patients Against Third-Party Providers

Michigan Warns Medical Marijuana Patients Against Third-Party Providers

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.

LARA Advises Patients on Michigan Medical Marihuana Program Registration Process

LARA Advises Patients on Michigan Medical Marihuana Program Registration Process

The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released information today to inform and advise patients regarding the registration process for acquiring a registry identification card for the Michigan Medical Marihuana Program.

Emergency Rules Released for Michigan Medical Marijuana Program

Emergency Rules Released for Michigan Medical Marijuana Program

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.

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LARA Releases Medical Marihuana Emergency Administrative Rules

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issued emergency administrative rules for the purpose of implementing the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA). Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder and effective today, these rules shall remain in effect for six months.

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LARA Advises Medical Marihuana Caregivers and Patients on Transition to Licensees and Employees

LANSING, Mich., Nov. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released two advisory bulletins today to inform and advise potential licensees of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intention regarding (1) the transition from medical marihuana caregivers and patients to facility license holders and employees and (2) local and state license fees.

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LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Municipality Authorization of Medical Marihuana Facilities

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise municipalities of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intention regarding municipality authorization of medical marihuana facilities.

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LARA Announces Location and Time Changes for Medical Marihuana Educational Sessions

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced today that – due to a large
number of early registrations – two of the educational sessions being held next month have been changed.

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LARA Releases Document Checklist for Medical Marihuana License Applications

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released a document checklist this week to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the documents that the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) intends to collect during the application process.

Michigan University Could Be First Offering Marijuana-Based Curriculum

Michigan University Could Be First Offering Marijuana-Based Curriculum

A Michigan college is believed to be the first in the nation to offer up a marijuana-based undergraduate curriculum. If you’re ready for a joke about “Pot University” or class times at 4:20 p.m. you’re likely not the caliber of student cut out for the classes — as the professors linked to the program at Northern Michigan University explain: this is a tough course load.

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Gov. Rick Snyder makes initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced initial appointments to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

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LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Medical Marihuana Application Process

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intended application process. The bulletin is for advisory purposes only and is subject to change.

LARA Announces Medical Marihuana Educational Sessions; BMMR to Show Potential Licensees the Application Process, Monitoring System

LANSING, Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) and the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) announced today the dates, times and locations of a series of educational sessions designed to familiarize potential licensees with the application process and the statewide monitoring system.

LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Testing of Marihuana and Marihuana-Infused Products

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees concerning the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation’s (BMMR) intentions regarding the testing of marihuana and marihuana-infused products.

LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Stacking of Class C Grower Licenses

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ( LARA ) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees regarding stacking of medical marihuana class C grower licenses.

Michigan Will Allow One-Stop Shopping for Some Medical Marijuana Businesses

Michigan Will Allow One-Stop Shopping for Some Medical Marijuana Businesses

The medical marijuana business is expected to explode next year when the state begins to hand out licenses, and rules released Thursday by the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs could prove to be even more profitable for some budding marijuana entrepreneurs.

LARA Releases Advisory Bulletin Regarding Co-Location of Medical Marihuana Facilities

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The State of Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released an advisory bulletin today to inform and advise prospective medical marihuana licensees regarding co-location of medical marihuana facilities.

Michigan Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Until Mid-December to Shut Down

Michigan Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Until Mid-December to Shut Down

On Sept 12, 2017, the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs announced that existing medical cannabis dispensaries have until Dec. 15 to shut down or they risk losing the opportunity to become licensed under the state’s new medical cannabis laws.

LARA to Inform Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Regarding Existing Facilities, License Fees

LARA to Inform Medical Marihuana Licensing Board Regarding Existing Facilities, License Fees

At a meeting of the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board later today, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will inform the board members regarding several oversight issues and the implementation of the regulatory framework for the new Medical Marihuana Facility Licensing Act (MMFLA). LARA, in consultation with the board, has sole authority to promulgate rules and emergency rules as necessary to implement, administer, and enforce the MMFLA.

Michigan Medical Cannabis Program Needs Participants for Workgroups

Michigan Medical Cannabis Program Needs Participants for Workgroups

On Aug. 22, 2017, the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation announced that it has created five workgroups for the Michigan medical cannabis program and is in need of stakeholders to participate in them to provide input on the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.

Michigan Creates New Bureau to Oversee Medical Marijuana Program

Michigan Creates New Bureau to Oversee Medical Marijuana Program

On April 13, 2017, the state of Michigan announced that it has organized all medical marijuana regulations under the newly created Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, centralizing the medical marijuana program’s licensing, compliance, enforcement and registry under one roof.

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Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Regulation Centralized in New Bureau

LANSING, Mich., April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Michigan has centralized all aspects of medical marihuana regulation with the creation of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) housed in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).


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