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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

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

August 2017


Jennifer Cupples Appointed to President of ISIAL

FBMJ attorney Jennifer Cupples was appointed to serve as President of the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers (ISIAL) effective July 1, 2017. During her term as President Jennifer will help direct the organization’s philanthropic