Michigan To Allow Some Marijuana Transfers, Sales Expected December 1

LANSING - Certain businesses will be permitted to transfer marijuana products on the medical side to the recreational side, the state said Wednesday, meaning limited recreational sales are likely to happen in a little over two weeks. Without allowing the transfer of some product, recreational sales would not have occurred until March or April of

By |2019-11-13T19:42:55-05:00November 13th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Economist Anderson Wins National Award For Paper On Cannabis Sales In Partially Criminalized Market

EAST LANSING —Patrick L. Anderson, principal and CEO of Anderson Economic Group, presented Oct. 7 his national award-winning paper, “Blue Smoke and Seers: Measuring Latent Demand for Cannabis Products in a Partially Criminalized Market,” at the annual meeting of the National Association for Business Economics in Denver, Colorado. “Blue Smoke” describes the methodology and challenges

By |2019-11-13T09:52:56-05:00November 13th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

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 |2019-11-13T09:48:54-05:00November 13th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

DTE Energy Makes Leadership Changes To Accelerate Renewable Energy Investments

DETROIT - DTE Energy last week announced three senior executive rotations aimed at accelerating the energy company's progress toward enhancing its renewable energy business, development strategies and regulatory priorities. "In order to achieve our net zero carbon emissions goal for our electric company, we are rapidly expanding our regulated renewable energy business and associated investments,"

By |2019-11-10T15:15:15-05:00November 10th, 2019|Clean Update, News|

State Agency Has Granted 41 Marijuana Prequalifications

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency provided 41 applicants with prequalification status – the first step toward licensure – in the first week it has been accepting applications. In total, the state has received 58 prequalification applications and 43 applications for a state license. The state has received state license applications for Class B growers

By |2019-11-10T10:37:59-05:00November 10th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Attorney General Executes Search Warrant On Detroit IT Dept. In Duggan Investigation

LANSING - A spokesperson for Attorney General Dana Nessel confirmed Friday that a search warrant had been executed on Detroit's information technology department as part of an ongoing investigation into Mayor Mike Duggan and his involvement with the nonprofit Make Your Date. The execution of the warrant was first reported by the Detroit Free Press. Due to

By |2019-11-10T10:28:33-05:00November 10th, 2019|News, Politics, Politics/Government|

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|

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|

Cannabis Expert Rick Thompson To Co-Host M2 Techcast In November

ROYAL OAK – M2 Techcast, a live Internet TV show focused on business, technology and now the Cannabis business, will have a guest host in November – Rick Thompson, owner of the Cannabis Business Development Group, and radio show host of Jazz Cabbage Café. Rick Thompson Our regular co-host, Matt Roush, formerly editor of the

By |2019-10-31T11:23:10-04:00October 31st, 2019|M2 TechCast, Marijuana Business, News, Podcasts|

$300 Million U-M Innovation Center To Be Built At Former Jail Site In Detroit

DETROIT – Plans were announced Wednesday for a $300 million research and development center in downtown Detroit for University of Michigan students pursuing advanced technology degrees, the first phase of a planned multi-building innovation center. The initial phase of the Detroit Center for Innovation build-out also will include incubator and start up services for entrepreneurs,

By |2019-11-04T09:44:11-05:00October 30th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, Featured, News|