Medical Marijuana, Marijuana, Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation State To Allow Multiple Marijuana Grower Licenses Per Spot – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan intends to allow large marijuana growers to apply for and be granted multiple licenses in a single location.

The Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation, which is implementing medical marijuana regulations under a new state law, says the guidance issued Thursday is advisory and subject to change. The state intends to let potential licensees apply for multiple “stacked” class C grow licenses.

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The class C license will allow growers to grow up to 1,500 marijuana plants.

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A five-tiered licensing system is being developed under a 2016 law that further regulates medical marijuana. It will impose a new 3 percent tax on provisioning centers and establish licenses to grow, process, sell, transport or test marijuana.

The state will accept license applications starting Dec. 15.

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