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|

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 |2019-10-16T20:20:32-04:00October 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 |2019-10-13T17:36:32-04:00October 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 |2019-10-10T15:44:00-04:00October 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 |2019-10-10T15:46:02-04:00October 8th, 2019|Featured, News|

Bookstore, Wine Shop, Skincare Line and Popular Food Pop-Ups Vying For $100,000 in Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

DETROIT  – Detroiters have made their decision – and 27th Letter Books, Brix Wine and Charcuterie, ILERA Apothecary, Street Beet and The French Cow have all advanced to the final round of the Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest. This is the first time in the contest’s nine year history that five businesses have been named as

By |2019-10-04T15:48:45-04:00October 4th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, News|

SK Siltron To Expand Production Of DuPont Semiconductor Acquisition

AUBURN HILLS - The $450 million acquisition of DuPont Electronics & Imaging’s Compound Semiconductor Solutions by SK Siltron, expected to close by end of 2019, will include a significant investment in the business, strengthening R&D capabilities, and expanding production in the United States. Some 65 employees work in Auburn Hills. A spokesman for SK Siltron

By |2019-09-29T18:34:00-04:00September 29th, 2019|News|

MITechNews Offers 4th Quarter Advertising Specials – By 3 Months Get 4

ANN ARBOR - MITechNews.Com is offering some special deals on 4th quarter advertising that will propel your business into 2020. Pay for three months in advance, get one month free. Packages includes ads on MITechNews.Com, and in the Monday eNewletter, guest columns and appearances on MITechNews TV. MIMarijuanaReport.Com, a sister publication, also can be included

By |2019-10-01T11:45:42-04:00September 29th, 2019|Featured, News|

Federal Lawsuit Filed On E-Cigarette Flavors Ban

GRAND RAPIDS - A federal lawsuit was filed Friday against the state for the emergency rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services banning nearly all flavors for e-cigarettes. The lawsuit was filed at the U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids by Mr. E-Liquid, a Grand Rapids-based manufacturer, retailer and wholesaler of the

By |2019-09-28T08:06:56-04:00September 28th, 2019|News|