Michigan's Medical Marijuana Licensing Mess Isn't Over Yet

Michigan's Medical Marijuana Licensing Mess Isn't Over Yet

State regulators will appear in court Nov. 9 to show cause justifying the shutdown of currently open marijuana businesses before Dec. 15.

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November 7, 2018
Detroit Metro Times
Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Michigan

It's still not over for the business owners and patients caught up in the medical marijuana licensing mess.

The next step will be on Friday in Court of Claims Judge Stephen Borello's courtroom. That's when the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and the Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board are scheduled to show cause justifying the shutdown of currently open marijuana businesses before Dec. 15. Last week, Borello issued a stay on an Oct. 31 deadline previously set by the MMMLB.

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Since that date is now a moot point, come Friday it will be five weeks until Dec. 15, so it hardly seems worth setting any deadline before that date—unless the goal is to throw the medical marijuana delivery system into chaos.

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