Month: March 2019

March 2019

Nicholas J. Tatro Joins Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC as a Senior Associate

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC (FBMJ) is pleased to announce that Nicholas J. Tatro has joined the firm as a Senior Associate. Clyde M. Metzger, Managing Member, made the announcement. Nick’s practice focuses on environmental, toxic tort, mass tort and products liability litigation, permitting and compliance with environmental regulations, and

March 2019

Governor Moves to Abolish Marihuana Board, Form New Approval Agency

The Bureau of Marihuana Regulation (BMR), including its board that votes on whether to approve licensees under the Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MFLA), will be abolished by an executive order Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed March 1. In its place the Marijuana Regulatory Agency will process applications. The executive order will

March 2019

What You Need to Know to get Licensed to Operate a Medical Marihuana Business in Michigan

It has been just over one year since the state of Michigan implemented comprehensive medical marihuana regulation. The need for such regulation only increased with November 2018 voter approval of recreational marihuana (cannabis). These two developments have caused a predictable outcome: Many investors, entrepreneurs and marihuana-enthusiasts want to become licensed