Canceled Meeting Means More Delays for Medical Marijuana Licenses in Michigan

Canceled Meeting Means More Delays for Medical Marijuana Licenses in Michigan

Some licenses were expected this week, but an additional delay pushes that anticipation back further.

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June 11, 2018
Detroit Free Press
Medical State by State: Michigan

LANSING — The Michigan Medical Marijuana Licensing Board was supposed to give out the first licenses to cannabis businesses next week.

But those businesses will have to wait another month before they can open their doors after Monday's meeting was cancelled on Friday. 

The cancellation came after one board member said they couldn't make the meeting and another said they would have a difficult time making it there in time. David Harns, spokesman for the state Department of Licensing and Regulation, wouldn't reveal which members weren't able to attend.

The board was set to award licenses to four applicants that represent four large marijuana growing operations, a secure transport company, a dispensary in Ann Arbor and a processor. They also were supposed to consider pre-qualifying 10 applicants for a variety of medical marijuana businesses.

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