Michigan Expects Draft Recreational Marijuana Rules by June
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Michigan Expects Draft Recreational Marijuana Rules by June

Under the recreational marijuana law approved by voters in November, the state has until Dec. 6, 2019, to develop administrative rules and begin taking applications.

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March 21, 2019

Lansing — The state's Bureau of Marijuana Regulation plans to have draft rules ready by June for the commercial production and sale of recreational marijuana.

The issuance of those emergency administrative rules, however, might not occur until later in the year when the department can begin accepting applications for the recreational industry, bureau Director Andrew Brisbo told lawmakers Wednesday.

Under the recreational marijuana law approved by voters in November, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has until Dec. 6, 2019, to develop administrative rules and begin taking applications. Should the department issue emergency rules earlier, it also could begin taking applications earlier.

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