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November 2017


Cannabis Licenses Carry High Capitalization Costs

As has long been suspected, the state announced last week that those seeking licenses from the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) beginning in December will undergo an evaluation of their capitalization. In other

November 2017


Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Continue to Operate

After more than two months of mixed signals, current medical marijuana users in Michigan will be relieved to hear that the Michigan Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation (BMMR) will not force existing dispensaries to close

November 2017


FBMJ Attorneys Present at Wound Care Conference

On November 2, 2017, FBMJ attorneys Clyde Metzger and Mitchell Jackson presented at Saint Joseph Mercy Health’s Wound Care Conference, which is designed to educate healthcare providers regarding clinical interventions to prevent skin breakdown and

October 2017


Joseph McGill Presents to SBM Probate & Estate Planning Section

FBMJ attorney Joseph McGill presented at the State Bar of Michigan’s (SBM) Probate and Estate Planning Section meeting held on October 14, 2017 in Lansing, MI.  McGill, who is a member of the SBM Board

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


Michigan Medical Marijuana Bureau to Use Two-step Application Process to Move Things Along

Those seeking permits under Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) will be required to go through a two-step application process – pre-qualification and license qualification. The process, to be administered through the Michigan Bureau

October 2017


Jennifer Cupples Among 3% of Michigan Attorneys to Achieve Special Probate & Estate Planning Certification

FBMJ attorney Jennifer Cupples received her Probate & Estate Planning Certificate on September 25, 2017 from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education and Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan.  The

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