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October 2017


Michigan Medical Marijuana Bureau Offers Wave of New Info on Expected Regulations

The bits and pieces of information medical marijuana advocates and business interests have longed for from the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation (BMMR) are trickling with increasing frequency. The BMMR, which is implementing the

October 2017


Joseph McGill Presents at SBM Section Chair Orientation

FBMJ Principal Joseph McGill recently presented at the Annual State Bar of Michigan (SBM) Section Chair Orientation held October 4, 2017 at the SBM headquarters in Lansing, Michigan. McGill, who is the Chair of the

October 2017


Kim Sveska Presents: The Opioid Epidemic: What Happens to Health Care Professionals “Breaking Bad”

FBMJ’s attorney, Kim Sveska, was a featured speaker at the Sparrow 4th Annual Pain Symposium on September 28, 2017 at the Eagle Eye Conference Center in Bath, Michigan. Sveska’s presentation titled “The Opioid Epidemic –

October 2017


FBMJ’s Rx Attorney, Sveska, Featured Speaker at MPA Five-Live Event

FBMJ pharmacist attorney, Kim Sveska, presented at the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) / Michigan Society of Pharmacy Technicians’ Five-Live Continuing Education Event on September 16, 2017 in Flint, MI. Sveska presented a pharmacy law update

October 2017


Attorney Benjamin Fruchey Presents on Water Laws and Regulations

FBMJ attorney Benjamin Fruchey was a featured speaker at the HalfMoon Seminar on Water Laws and Regulations held September 19, 2017 at the Livonia Marriott. Fruchey’s presentation titled, “Emerging and Developing Issues in Water Law”

October 2017


FBMJ Announces Firm’s Michigan 2017 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, PLLC is pleased to announce that ten attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers magazine to the 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers® and Michigan Rising Stars® list. Super Lawyers is a rating

September 2017


Marijuana Bureau: New Law Will Allow Marijuana to Be Grown, Processed, Dispensed All at One Location

In a bit of a surprise announcement, the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation (BMMR) issued an Advisory Bulletin on September 21, 2017 stating that licensees under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA)

September 2017

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Marijuana Bureau: Dispensaries Can Remain Open, Application and Licensing Fees to Be at Least $14,000

Three months before the state first accepts licenses under the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA), the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation (BMMR), an organization contained within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory

September 2017


Joseph Patrick McGill Sworn in as Chairman of the State Bar of Michigan’s Representative Assembly

Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip (FBMJ) attorney Joseph McGill was sworn in as Chairman of the Representative Assembly for the State Bar of Michigan (SBM) at its Annual Meeting, September 27-29 at Cobo Arena, Detroit,

August 2017


Michigan Medical Marijuana Board: Dispensaries Need to Shut Down

Members of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board (Board) sent a clear warning to owners of dispensaries now in operation – shut down the dispensary in the coming weeks or you will not be permitted to