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December 6, 2017 no comments

NEW Michigan Medical Marihuana Emergency Administrative Rules Issued Dec. 4, 2017

On December 4, 2017 Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (“LARA”) issued Emergency Rules for the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.  The Emergency Rules are to remain in effect for six (6) months and provide clarification on numerous aspects of acquiring and maintaining state operating licenses for medical marihuana growers, processors, provisioning centers, secure transporters, and safety compliance facilities.  Included in the rules are details for prospective licensees on the following subjects:

  • Requirements of the marihuana facility plan
  • Pre-licensure investigation and inspection of the proposed facilities
  • The grounds on which a license may be denied
  • Renewals of licenses, changes to facilities
  • Notifications, reporting, inspections, penalties, sanctions, fines
  • Transition period and licensee requirements to get marihuana product into the statewide monitoring system
  • Requirements and obligations of licensed marihuana facilities
  • Applicable state laws/rules, fire safety, security measures, prohibitions
  • Requirements, restrictions, and maximum THC-levels for marihuana-infused products
  • Storage, labeling requirements, product destruction, and waste management
  • Statewide marihuana tracking system
  • Daily purchasing limits and marketing/advertising restrictions
  • Employee background check requirements
  • The hearing and review process recommended by the Michigan Administrative Hearing System

MarijuanaAttorney.Pro will be digging into the details of the new Emergency Rules and providing breakdowns of key provisions along the way.  In the meantime, the LARA’s Emergency Rules can be found here.

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