Tag: MMFLA

Room For Improvement

Room for Improvement

Room for Improvement Michigan’s minimum capitalization requirement creates an assortment of problems In November 2017, when Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) first published temporary regulations, called the Emergency Rules for the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA), hopeful licensees were faced with a new capitalization requirement. Any person hoping to hold a…
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Maintaining Awareness

Maintaining Awareness

Maintaining Awareness Provisioning centers face many rules for the sale of infused cannabis foods Anyone who has been present at pre-licensing inspections has had a front row seat to the awkward transitioning of the unregulated dispensary community that proliferated throughout Michigan prior to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, to the current licensed and highly-regulated…
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Liability of Limits

The Liability of Limits

The Liability of Limits The future of cannabis in Michigan lies with the licensing process We know that the lynchpin of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) was “local control,” meaning that representatives and senators from more conservative districts could go back to their communities and say, “Don’t worry. You don’t have to do…
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Detroit - Back in business?

Detroit – Back in Business?

Detroit has been nothing if not a roller-coaster ride for the past three years.  From zero regulation and an explosion of dispensaries, to arguably the most restrictive zoning ordinance in the State, to what can only be described as a commanding push back of epic proportions by the City’s residents.  On November 8, Detroit passed…
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