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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|

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|

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|

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 |2019-10-29T20:13:55-04:00October 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 |2019-10-22T12:45:40-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Marijuana Business, 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 |2019-10-10T15:44:00-04:00October 9th, 2019|Featured, Marijuana Business, News|