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Court Enjoins City’s Competitive Process for Selecting Adult Use License Applications

USA - December 15 2020 On December 7, 2020, the Oakland County Circuit Court issued a preliminary injunction in Fire Farm, LLC et al v City of Berkley et al, Case No…

Michigan Court of Claims Denies Request for Injunction Against State Over Local Licensing Decisions

USA - November 23 2020 On November 11, 2020, Attitude Wellness D/B/A Lume Cannabis Company (Lume), filed suit in the Michigan Court of Claims against the Michigan Marijuana…

National Cannabis Industry Association Releases Sustainability Report

USA - November 23 2020 As readers of this blog well know, the cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing and most regulated industries in the United States. Rapid…

Marijuana Regulatory Agency Sets Process for Accepting an Adult Use License Application from Any Applicant

USA - November 17 2020 On October 6, 2020, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (“MRA”) announced that starting March 1, 2021 it would be removing the eligibility restriction on…

Maine Residents Seek to Have Federal Court Declare Maine’s Residency Requirement Constitutional

USA - November 13 2020 Following up on our previous posts (here and here) regarding lawsuits by non-residents challenging the residency requirement in Maine’s marijuana…

November 2020 Election Great for Michigan Cannabis

USA - November 5 2020 Although the outcome of the Presidential election remains in doubt nationally, marijuana businesses and advocates won overwhelmingly in Michigan this…

IRS Allows Reduction of Gross Receipts For State-Legal Cannabis Businesses

USA - September 15 2020 On Saturday, September 12, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") updated a marijuana industry frequently asked questions ("FAQ") page that…

Michigan Adopts New Hemp Law for Federal Approval of Hemp Program; What’s Next?

USA - August 6 2020 On July 8, 2020, the Michigan Industrial Hemp Growers Act (“IHGA”), 2020 PA 137, MCL 333.28101-333.28701, went into effect (which was somewhat…

Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency Releases New Application Forms for Medical and Recreational Facilities: What to Know

USA - July 9 2020 Late last month, Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (“MRA”) released its new Medical Marijuana Facilities License and Marijuana Establishment…

After Maine Agrees to Drop Residency Requirement for Marijuana Licenses, Challengers File Suit Against Residency Preference in City Ordinance

USA - June 17 2020 Faced with a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of its residency requirement for marijuana licensees, the State of Maine has agreed to no…