Growth In U.S. Demand For Legal Cannabis Products Hits Pause In August

EAST LANSING - AEG’s monthly AndCan®Index indicated a flat level of demand for legal cannabis products in the United States in August. Anderson Economic Group produces the monthly measurement to observe market trends for these products across all 50 states. After continuing a steady upward climb through July, legal cannabis products remained flat in August

By |2019-11-05T14:48:44-05:00November 5th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Peters Touts Small Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding Bump

LANSING - U.S. Sen. Gary Peters announced last week additional funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for the 2020 fiscal year that has passed the U.S. Senate as part of a government spending bill. Funding for the initiative would increase to $310 million from $301 million if the provision Peters (D-Bloomfield Township) helped shepherd through

By |2019-11-04T20:44:49-05:00November 4th, 2019|Politics, Politics/Government|

Applications Continue To Roll In For Recreational Marijuana

LANSING - The state continues to receive applications from businesses seeking to get in on the recreational pot market after it opened Nov. 1. As of Monday, the state received 43 applications for prequalification and 34 applications for state licenses, up from 34 and 18 on Friday, respectively. Of the state license applications, 16 are

By |2019-11-04T19:48:08-05:00November 4th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Report Warns Enbridge Not On Hook If Line 5 Spills

LANSING - If the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline across the Straits of Mackinac ruptures, the various agreements involving the pipeline do not require the company to pay for the cost of cleanup and remediation, a study commissioned by the departments of Attorney General and Environment, Great Lakes and Energy says. Attorney General Dana Nessel released the

By |2019-11-03T19:09:18-05:00November 3rd, 2019|Featured, Politics, Politics/Government|

Supported Intelligence, Cyber Patriot, Great Lakes Hemp Supplements, MILegalize

ROYAL OAK – On M2 Techcast Nov. 4 – Now MITech TV – Economist Patrick Anderson will announce his Artificial Intelligence company, Supported Intelligence, has been awarded a patent. Chris Sorensen will explain the Cyber Patriot program. Michael Thue of Great Lakes Hemp Supplements updates his Traverse City CBD products. Finally, Jamie Lowell, a Board

By |2019-11-03T19:10:09-05:00November 3rd, 2019|M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Estonian Team Wins International Cyber Exercise During Cyber Summit

DETROIT - The Michigan National Guard and the Michigan Cyber Range hosted an International Cyber Exercise on October 28 as part of the state’s North American International Cyber Summit. Ten teams from six countries and five states competed in an all-out, fast paced cyber exercise that resembles the physical game of paintball. And the team

By |2019-11-03T19:10:09-05:00November 3rd, 2019|Cyber Defense|

Lean Construction Institute Names Detroit Man 2020 Annual Congress Chair

WASHINGTON – Jeff Creighton, senior corporate strategy manager and Lean leader at Barton Malow has been named 2020 Lean Construction Institute committee chair. Creighton is a prominent leader of Michigan Lean Construction Institute Community of Practice, of which the members nominated him for the coveted 2020 LCI Annual Congress position. He has more than 25

By |2019-11-03T19:10:09-05:00November 3rd, 2019|IoT|

Cotter Appointed To Technology Council Of West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS - Michael Cotter, director of digital products at Feyen Zylstra has been appointed to the Technology Council of West Michigan. The Council, which is organized and managed by The Right Place, is focused on growing software-oriented businesses in the greater Grand Rapids region. Cotter, who has more than 19 years of software engineering

By |2019-11-03T19:10:09-05:00November 3rd, 2019|IoT|

MITechNews Readers Get Free Tickets To Mobility Mondays Launch Nov. 11

DETROIT – Mobility Mondays, a new quarterly breakfast series aimed at highlighting the state’s rapidly expanding mobility sector, will kick off Nov. 11 at Wayne State University. MITechNews.Com readers, viewers and listeners can get free tickets to attend. Mobility Mondays, promoted by Global Auto Mobility and Crain’s Detroit Business, will be held at WSU’s Student

By |2019-11-03T15:54:18-05:00November 3rd, 2019|Featured, Mobile MI, Mobility|

DTE Energy Names JoAnn Chávez Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer

DETROIT -DTE Energy announced JoAnn Chávez will take on the role of senior vice president and chief legal officer. In this expanded role, Chávez will have overall responsibility for the Office of the General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance and Corporate Security. "Throughout her time at DTE, JoAnn has applied a strategic focus that has produced

By |2019-11-03T17:20:33-05:00November 2nd, 2019|New Products / Contracts|