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Detroit Legacy Program Update
Scott F. Roberts

Detroit Legacy Program Update

The Detroit Legacy Program is one of the more controversial municipal recreational marijuana ordinance to receive city council approval in this expanding new industry. Detroit

Hemp in Food and Dairy Products
Scott F. Roberts

Hemp in Food and Dairy Products

By: Louis Magidson and Scott Roberts  Since the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, which sought to stymie the entire hemp industry through excessive taxation in fear that industrial hemp would replace

cannabis dispensary
Scott F. Roberts

No, Your Dispensary is Not “Greedy”

As someone with strong connections to both dispensary owners as well as cannabis consumers, I often hear complaints about cannabis pricing in the current market.

cannabis insurance
Mr. Vredeveld

Cannabis Insurance Industry

Needing insurance is like needing a parachute.  If it isn’t there the first time, chances are you won’t be needing it again.  Too often is

HEMP PILOT PROGRAM
Scott F. Roberts

MICHIGAN LAUNCHES HEMP PILOT PROGRAM

On April 18, 2019, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced the launch of the state’s Industrial Hemp

How Can I Legally Transport Hemp_
Scott F. Roberts

How Can I Legally Transport Hemp?

With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill and the legalization of the commercial hemp market in the United States, you would think that transporting

GIFTING MARIJUANA
Scott F. Roberts

Gifting Marijuana: Clever or Criminal?

In November, Michigan voters approved a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana called the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, or the MRTMA. However, the

licensed cannabis growers
Scott F. Roberts

Growing Marijuana Outdoors under the MMFLA

Building an indoor cannabis facility is not cheap. In my experience as a cannabis attorney, Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (“MMFLA”) and Michigan Regulationa and

Edible Marihuana
Scott F. Roberts

Edible Marihuana Products in Michigan

Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) recently put out an advisory bulletin explaining the importance of processing safe, edible medical marihuana products. This

Is CBD Legal in Michigan
Scott F. Roberts

Is CBD Legal in Michigan?

Due to legal and regulatory changes in the industry, including the 2018 Farm Bill and recent changes in the implementation of Michigan’s 2014 Industrial Hemp

license types under the MMFLA
Scott F. Roberts

5 License Types Under The MMFLA

On May 17, 2018, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) released inspection guides for all 5 license types under the MMFLA (i.e. provisioning

legalization of marijuana for recreational use
Scott F. Roberts

CBD – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Due to legal and regulatory changes in the industry, including the 2018 Farm Bill and recent changes in the implementation of Michigan’s 2014 Industrial Hemp

“Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
Scott F. Roberts

RMLA – What Do I Need to Know?

A hot topic in the nightly news and the medical marijuana industry alike is the new ballot initiative for the 2018 November election, “Regulate Marijuana

GROW YOUR CANNABIS BUSINESS

GROW YOUR CANNABIS BUSINESS