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Hemp Industry Daily: Michigan House advances legislation to regulate delta-8 THC

State lawmakers in Michigan on Tuesday approved a package of bills requiring hemp-derived delta-8 THC, along with other intoxicants that mimic a cannabis high, to be regulated by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency. The Michigan House Regulatory Reform Committee unanimously approved the bills, which now advance to the full House for a vote. The action,

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MCMA applauds House Regulatory Reform Committee approval of Delta 8 THC legislation

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association today applauded the Michigan House Regulatory Reform Committee’s unanimous approval of a package of bills requiring hemp-based Delta 8 THC and all other intoxicants that mimic a cannabis high to be regulated by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency. Committee approval of the bills follows MCMA Executive Director Stephen Linder’s testimony

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MCMA testifies on Delta 8 THC legislation

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association on Tuesday testified in support of legislation requiring the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency to regulate hemp-based Delta 8 THC products, which mimic a cannabis high and have flooded the marketplace. The legislation includes state House Bills 4740-4745 and House Bill 4517. One of the guiding principles of the MCMA is

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Unfair microbusiness proposal would undermine marijuana industry

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association today called on the Michigan Senate to scrap proposed legislation that would allow microbusinesses to skirt licensing requirements and do an end-run around the will of the voters. Senate Bill 1095 would create an unfair playing field, opening the floodgates to so-called microbusinesses that would not have to play by

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MJ Biz: Michigan cannabis group urges faster track for social equity applicants

A Michigan cannabis trade association is calling on state regulators to make social equity candidates eligible for adult-use marijuana licenses a year early but keep a moratorium until December 2021 for other recreational applicants. State regulators recently said they were considering making recreational-only licenses available in November, a year ahead of schedule. Michigan allowed existing

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MCMA announces plan to boost entrepreneurship in adult-use cannabis market

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association today announced a plan to boost entrepreneurship in Michigan’s adult-use cannabis market for applicants disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition and enforcement and calls on the Marijuana Regulatory Agency to act on the recommendation. The plan would make current Social Equity designees eligible for adult-use-only marijuana licenses a year early. “Our

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Our Stand on Vaping Related Illnesses

The Michigan Cannabis Manufacturers Association is gravely concerned by the national outbreak of pulmonary-related illnesses associated with the use of vaporization products, including those that reportedly contained THC. Based upon currently available information, it appears that most, if not all, reported cannabis-related cases concern the use of products sourced from the unregulated criminal market. This

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