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Displaying items tagged: Cannalex Law

Friday, 06 May 2022 14:31

GR cannabis equity program in disarray with noncompliance, ‘unattainable’ goals

GRAND RAPIDS — Just three out of 11 cannabis dispensaries are fully complying with voluntary social equity commitments they made three years ago to improve their chances of obtaining a license in a highly competitive lottery system, MiBiz has learned.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 20 June 2021 17:20

Communities early to opt in see economic development benefits of recreational cannabis

Cities that were early to opt in to recreational cannabis are now seeing the benefits from entrepreneurs redeveloping old properties into sleek, modern retail businesses.

Sunday, 20 December 2020 17:50

Cannabis attorney expects more municipalities to allow recreational sales in 2021 as benefits are realized

Ben Wrigley — along with fellow attorney Robert Hendricks — created a specialized law practice in 2013 under the CannaLex division of their firm, Wrigley Hoffman PC. As more adult-use dispensaries open across the state, Wrigley has emerged as a local voice in the cannabis industry to help make sense of frequently changing state and local restrictions for business owners. He has represented numerous clients seeking to start cannabis businesses in Michigan’s medical and adult-use markets, which he says are poised to expand to more municipalities. 

Published in Economic Development

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 16:09

Litigation ‘highly likely’ with new GR cannabis restrictions, city attorney says

GRAND RAPIDS — New zoning restrictions on cannabis businesses near youth centers in Grand Rapids are “highly likely” to face litigation, the city attorney’s office says.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 30 August 2020 18:07

Cannabis growers convert industrial properties, promise jobs in GR

GRAND RAPIDS — Idled and deteriorating industrial buildings across the city are being transformed with multimillion dollar investments to support cannabis growing operations. 

Sunday, 10 May 2020 18:41

‘No one is happy’: GR entrepreneur denied medical marijuana dispensary as city officials grapple with regulations

GRAND RAPIDS — Objections from religious institutions have halted another proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Grand Rapids, underscoring what critics say is a flawed and unclear regulatory system. 

Published in Economic Development