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Fluresh opens applications for next cohort in cannabis accelerator program
GRAND RAPIDS — Vertically integrated cannabis company Fluresh LLC has opened applications for the next round of participants in its cannabis accelerator program for entrepreneurs.
GR cannabis operators ‘cautiously optimistic’ as city officials amend social equity requirements
GRAND RAPIDS — City commissioners narrowly approved a resolution Tuesday to amend Grand Rapids’ cannabis social equity program and hold off on enforcement until the beginning of 2023.
Roundtable: Cannabis experts tackle evolving business climate, social equity pressures
As Michigan emerges as one of the top cannabis markets in the U.S., industry experts and operators still face the growing pains of a sector with high barriers to entry and increasing consolidation.
City-created nonprofit to help achieve cannabis equity goals faces pushback
GRAND RAPIDS — A proposal that would allow a newly created nonprofit to help Grand Rapids cannabis companies meet their social equity pledges is facing pushback from some business owners and city officials who see it as diluting social justice efforts.
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.
Michigan cannabis leaders see more M&A, minority ownership in 2022
Michigan’s cannabis industry is coming off a record-setting month with $128 billion in recreational sales in October, and industry leaders expect the state’s market to further mature in 2022.
West Mich. cannabis operators debate federal reforms
Congress will inevitably relax decades-old federal restrictions on cannabis, West Michigan industry experts say, but how and when lawmakers will act are key unanswered questions that could determine who gains access to the market.
Beyond retail: Entrepreneurs pursue alternative routes to cannabis industry
Opening a cannabis dispensary comes with significant barriers, but West Michigan entrepreneurs are looking at opportunities other than retail storefronts to get their foot in the door of the burgeoning industry.
Fluresh launches incubator for startup cannabis businesses
GRAND RAPIDS — The city’s first cannabis dispensary has launched a business incubator called Fluresh Accelerator, which aims to increase access and equity in the growing cannabis industry.
West Michigan executives reflect on a year of leading through a pandemic
After a year of reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic, it becomes increasingly difficult to capture all of the nuanced and at times discordant effects it has had on businesses. While some have thrived or pivoted, many others have struggled to hold on or closed up shop.
Two Grand Rapids dispensaries approved for recreational cannabis sales
GRAND RAPIDS — Two medical marijuana provisioning centers in Grand Rapids will soon be adding recreational sales.
Two more recreational cannabis dispensaries planned in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Two more medical cannabis provisioning centers are seeking city approval to add retail recreational sales, bringing to at least six the total number of stores operating with or pursuing retail recreational licenses in Grand Rapids.
Recreational cannabis sales start in Grand Rapids, with more stores to come
GRAND RAPIDS — Retail recreational cannabis sales started Friday in Grand Rapids, while three more adult-use dispensaries have received preliminary city approval.
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.
GR City Commission to consider allowing some recreational marijuana businesses
GRAND RAPIDS — Recreational marijuana processors, growers and transporters might be allowed in Grand Rapids before the city permits recreational dispensaries to open.
First medical marijuana provisioning center opens in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — Patients lined up as early as 6:30 a.m. today to await the opening of Grand Rapids’ first medical marijuana provisioning center.
Fluresh plans Feb. 7 opening for first GR medical marijuana provisioning center
GRAND RAPIDS — Fluresh LLC plans to open the first licensed medical marijuana provisioning center in Grand Rapids on Feb. 7 in the former Benteler Automotive plant on the city’s southwest side.
Marijuana Outlook: Marijuana work will continue in 2020 with recreational, medical projects
Companies working in the marijuana industry are expecting a busy year in 2020, as more licensed businesses open and additional communities begin regulating recreational operations.