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  1. Ron Strider

    A Brave New World For Marijuana In Michigan

    Got a lawyer in your back pocket? Got your millionaire lined up yet? After nine years of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act, the state has finally rolled out a distribution system for the substance. And while it's about damn time, it's not a terrain you want to wander into without a lawyer...
  2. Ron Strider

    Michigan Releases Medical Marijuana Facility License Application

    The medical marijuana industry in Michigan has taken a big step. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs is now accepting applications for medical marijuana facility licenses. On the first day LARA Spokesman David Harns said 91 people began the application process. "68 of...
  3. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Company Sues Ohio Over Cultivator License 'Racial Quota'

    A company bumped out of consideration for one of Ohio's 12 large medical marijuana cultivator licenses in favor of lower-scoring minority-owned companies filed suit against the state Wednesday. PharmaCann Ohio, LLC wants the court to order the Ohio Department of Commerce to award licenses to...
  4. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Producer MedPharm Estimates 6,000 Iowans As Customers

    Iowa's medical cannabis manufacturer estimates more than 6,000 Iowans will be registered to buy products starting in December 2018, but so far, only 225 have registered. MedPharm Iowa, licensed last week as Iowa's first medical cannabis manufacturer, said in its 465-page application that the...
  5. Ron Strider

    MI: Medical Marijuana License Applications Available Online, Earlier Than Scheduled

    The state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs gave an early Christmas present to people who want to get into the lucrative medical marijuana business. The department wasn't supposed to make applications for the five categories of licenses – growers, processers, testers, secure...
  6. Ron Strider

    OH: Canton Snags Large Medical Marijuana Operation

    One of a dozen companies licensed for large-scale cannabis cultivation has plans for Canton. The Ohio Department of Commerce on Thursday announced the provisional licenses for operations up to 25,000 square feet and a final license for small-scale operations of up to 3,000 square feet...
  7. Ron Strider

    AR: No Date Set For Next Phase Of Medical Marijuana Rollout

    Would-be medical marijuana entrepreneurs give Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Commission (AMMC) top marks for its handling of the early stages of the application process. But with 322 applicants for dispensary and/or cultivation privileges, even the state's best-laid plans are straining under the...
  8. M

    The state

    Hello, Breaking News for your Cannabis business! Michigan’s Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is implementing a two-step application process for a cannabis license. The first step is a pre-qualification process and the second step is the licensing application process. This will allow...
  9. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis Application Period Is Now Closed

    The cannabis application period closed Monday, meaning companies are one step closer to finding out if they will be allowed to obtain permits to do business in Hanford. The application period opened Aug. 2 and gave medical cannabis businesses a full two months to perfect their applications...
  10. Ron Strider

    PA: Medical Marijuana Appeals Expose Flaws In Application Scoring

    The competition for 39 permits to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana in Pennsylvania was bound to leave many applicants speed-dialing their lawyers to complain about unfair evaluations. Sure enough, this month a Bethlehem-based applicant sued the state Department of Health to shut...
  11. Ron Strider

    MD: Marijuana Panel Surprised By Federal Lawsuit Against Annapolis Dispensary Owner

    The commission regulating medical marijuana in Maryland was unaware that it awarded a dispensary license in Annapolis to a man under federal investigation for workplace discrimination for at least three years. Advanced Alternative Therapies owner David Podrog, former owner of Maritime Car...
  12. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis Permit Application Period Is Now Open

    The application period for medical cannabis permits in Hanford is now open, and both the city and the cannabis companies are taking every precaution to make sure the process is mutually beneficial. The application period opened Aug. 2, but Community Development Director Darlene Mata said she...
  13. Ron Strider

    Arkansas Gets First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application

    The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration says it's received its first application for a medical marijuana dispensary license. Department spokesman Scott Hardin told The Associated Press on Friday that the application was submitted this week. Hardin has said officials anticipate...
  14. Ron Strider

    CA: Nevada City Approves Medical Cannabis Business Application Procedure

    The Nevada City Council approved the application procedure and fee structure for medical cannabis businesses – excluding dispensaries – Wednesday night, with a slight tweak to the price tag. An initial staff report said prospective business owners would have to pay up to $4,500 in fees. The...
  15. Ron Strider

    Arkansas Decides Process For Medical Marijuana Applications

    The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has finalized the process for accepting applications for medical marijuana sellers and growers. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Arkansas medical marijuana panel sets process for scoring applications ) reports the five-member commission developed a more...
  16. Ron Strider

    MD: Medical Marijuana Fights Are Far from Over

    An application for a special zoning exception is submitted for a business. Neighbors who don't approve circulate fliers to generate opposition. It seems like a commonplace story. Nothing, however, is commonplace when Maryland's nascent medical marijuana business is involved. Evolution...
  17. Icemud

    HB 975 - Respect State Marijuana Laws Act - Very Important To Pass!

    VERY IMPORTANT!!!! With all that is going on in politics, and the uncertainty of the direction of federal cannabis enforcement, along with AG Jeff Sessions comments about enforcing federal law, as well as this week Sean Spicers comments on the probability of enforcement... I encourage each...
  18. K

    FL: DOH Issues Final Order Denying Loop's Nuersery Medical Marijuana License

    The Florida Department of Health has issued a final order rejecting a Northeast Florida nursery's request for a licenses to grow and distribute medical marijuana, four months after an administrative law judge said the nursery failed to show it should have been approved. On Thursday, Surgeon...
  19. K

    SK: Cannabis Greenhouse Proposal Submitted

    The Rural Municipality of Estevan councillors will be faced with an interesting proposal when they convene again for a regular business session next week. An application has been made for discretionary principal use of a medicinal cannabis greenhouse operation within the agricultural district...
  20. K

    Uncovering Cronyism In NM's Medical Cannabis License Awards

    Two New Mexico Department of Health employees secretively pledged thousands of dollars to a Santa Fe medical cannabis producer applicant that was eventually awarded a license by their own agency last year. SFR reported in March that the department's then-staff attorney Michal Hayes was listed...