Cannabis Attorneys of Michigan News

CRA Acting Director Brian Hanna

We congratulate Brian Hanna on his appointment to Acting Director of Michigan’s CannabisRegulatory Agency. Our Firm has enjoyed working with Mr. Hanna in his previous roles at theCRA and have established a mutually respectful and productive working relationship. We lookforward to continuing to work with him in this new leadership position toward the continueddevelopment of…
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Welcome

Pollicella, PLLC announces the addition of law graduate and bar candidate Logan Grizzell to the Firm.  A 2022 graduate of The Michigan State University College of Law, Mr. Grizzell is sitting for the July Bar exam.  He is currently working out of the Firm’s main offices in Livingston County, Michigan in the Regulatory Law practice…
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Sever Weather Damage in Gaylord Michigan

Our hearts are with our friends and colleagues in Gaylord, Michigan. Please know that we are thinking of you.

UPDATE ON VIRIDIS LABS MATTER

Brett Border, Senior Associate Attorney On December 3, 2021, the Court of Claims issued its opinion on the Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction filed by the Plaintiffs Viridis Labs and Viridis Labs North in the action Viridis Labs et al. v. Marijuana Regulatory Agency et al. The Plaintiffs sought a temporary restraining…
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MARIHUANA CONVICTIONS NO LONGER A BAR TO LICENSING UNDER THE MEDICAL MARIHUANA FACILITIES LICENSING ACT

On November 4, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law amendments to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) that now allow almost all individuals with marihuana-related criminal convictions to be eligible for licensure for medical marihuana facilities. Previously the MMFLA prohibited any person who had been convicted of or incarcerated for any felony within the…
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Partner Joins the Firm

POLLICELLA, PLLC, is pleased to announce that ALLISON M. ARNOLD has joined the Firm as Partner and Director of Legislative Affairs Allison Arnold spent the past 28 years as a prosecutor and Senior Trial Attorney with the Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office, and is currently the Chair of the State Bar of Michigan Cannabis Law Section.…
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Pending Legislation

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, three (3) new bills were introduced in the Michigan House regarding Medical Marihuana, and specifically regarding Registered Caregivers and the creation of a new license. HB 5301 contains the majority of the changes. Among other things, after March 21, 2022 — Registered Primary Caregivers would only assist one (1) Registered…
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Troy Office Location

We are pleased and proud to introduce the addition of our new Troy offices located in the Penta Center at 340 East Big Beaver Road, Suite 145 in Troy. These offices are a spacious and convenient alternative for our clients in the Metro Detroit area and are home to Ermal “Eric” Mandija, our newest Partner,…
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