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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 |2019-10-31T11:23:10-05:00October 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|

USDA Posts Hemp Rules – Calls For Total THC Testing

WASHINGTON DC - Farmers growing hemp would get a small cushion in THC limits under nationwide rules proposed Tuesday by federal agriculture regulators. Under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s draft rules, crops testing higher than 0.3% THC due to uncertain genetics and variation in sampling and testing procedures will have a range of “measurement of uncertainty”

By |2019-10-29T20:13:55-05:00October 29th, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Michigan Marijuana Report Rolls Out Special Sponsorship Programs: Ads, Industry Calendar, B2B Market Listings, Cannabis Roadshow

ANN ARBOR - The Michigan Marijuana Report, the region’s authority on the business of cannabis, announces several new sponsorships programs that will raise the visibility of Michigan cannabis companies throughout the state and beyond.  Some are available in the fourth quarter of 2019, and others will be launched in 2020. Those opportunities include: Publication and

By |2019-10-22T12:45:40-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Marijuana Business, News|

Concerns Of Slowing Economy Grows In Survey Of Michigan Business Leaders

DETROIT - Nearly half of Michigan leaders expect state economic growth to decrease or worsen over the next year, according to a quarterly survey of business leaders, a sharp increase over the previous survey. Of those surveyed during the third quarter of the year ending September 30, about 48.8 percent said the state economy would

By |2019-10-16T20:20:32-05:00October 16th, 2019|Featured, News|

U-M To Host 2020 Presidential Debate

LANSING - The University of Michigan's Crisler Center will host a presidential debate on October 15, 2020, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Friday. "This is a tremendous opportunity for the university community to contribute to our democracy, while setting an example of civic engagement and shining a light on the outstanding academic strengths of

By |2019-10-13T17:36:32-05:00October 13th, 2019|News|

Two West Michigan Cities Approve Adult-Use Cannabis

MUSKEGON - Two West Michigan cities, Muskegon and Grand Rapids, opted-in for adult-use cannabis on October 8. City Commissioners in Muskegon voted on two ordinances that will bring recreational cannabis to the City. The first ordinance to opt-in follows the guidelines and language within MRTMA and includes licensing fees, the application process, permit renewal, and

By |2019-10-10T15:44:00-05:00October 9th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|

ITC Conducting Aerial Patrols Of Transmission Lines In Southeast Michigan

NOVI  – If you see a helicopter flying low over high-voltage transmission towers and lines next week, don't worry., It will be ITC conducting its semi-annual aerial inspections in southeast Michigan - Oct. 14-18, weather permitting. The helicopter patrols are conducted to provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system that is operated by

By |2019-10-10T15:46:02-05:00October 8th, 2019|Featured, News|