Month: MAY 2017

MAY 2017

Governor Snyder Signs Naloxone Standing Order

On May 25, 2017, Governor Rick Snyder approved and signed the Michigan Chief Medical Executive’s Standing Order (akin to a state-wide prescription) pre-authorizing the distribution of naloxone by pharmacists. Naloxone hydrochloride (naloxone) is a fast-acting medication intended to reverse the effects of an opioid-related drug overdose.   Prior to this Standing

MAY 2017

FBMJ Attorneys Co-Author Article for The Michigan Business Law Journal on Key Employee Departures, Capital Raising Activities & Risks with Form S-8 Registration

FBMJ attorneys Jennifer Cupples and Joseph McGill co-authored “Departure of Key Employees, Capital Raising Activities, and the Risks involved with Form S-8 Registration” published in the Spring, 2017 issue of The Michigan Business Law Journal. The article offers analysis on several unclear issues surrounding the issuance and registration of shares

MAY 2017

State Creates New Bureau to Regulate Medical Marijuana

The State of Michigan has announced the creation of the Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) charged with developing new statutory requirements that will govern medical marijuana facility licensing in time for implementation in December. The BMMR, which will be housed in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), is