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Michigan Fines Retailer, Dangles License over Untracked Cannabis

The retailer plead no contest to the charges. Michigan authorities on Monday announced that a Detroit cannabis retailer will have its license suspended for 30 days and be fined $75,000 after the company pleaded no contest to having cannabis products on-site that weren’t registered with the state marijuana product tracking system. According to a news …

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Genetic Testing Approaches Michigan

Can genetic testing yield the finest marijuana on the planet? Chemists at a Warren lab are betting on it. This story was reprinted with permission from Crain’s Detroit and written by Dustin Walsh.  Today’s legal marijuana industry is about science and specificity — plant species, cannabinoids, concentration, genetic strains, terpenes —all things an average user would …

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Michigan-Based Developer Abandons Farming Plan as Investors Recoil Over Strategy

Michigan-based Heartland Corporate Holdings LLC (“Heartland Industries”) has canceled plans to grow 5,500 acres of fiber hemp this year after potential investors backed out, citing reservations over the company’s strategy. Heartland confirmed that it failed to make payments April 1 under farm lease contracts with 20 Michigan growers, the result of investor reluctance over the …

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Michigan: Recreational Marijuana Sales Surges in 2021, Market At Upward Trend

Michigan’s recreational marijuana sales doubled in 2021, the program’s sophomore year, fueling overall MJ sales and more than offsetting a decline in medical cannabis purchases. The rapid growth in the past two years, driven by strong demand, has vaulted Michigan’s overall monthly sales ahead of those in more established markets such as Colorado. Combined sales …

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