February 26, 2022
The Beginning of the End of Licensed Outdoor Cultivation?
Some of the most popular cannabis products across the industry are cannabis-infused edibles and cartridges. Cannabis-infused edible products are produced by licensed processors, who use an intensive process that involves extraction equipment needed to extract concentrated oil from cannabis plant matter before adding that oil into normal baked goods or other confectionary goods. This distilled oil, also referred to as “distillate”, is also used for vaporized cartridges. Michigan’s Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) recently proposed a new rule that would allow licensed processors to purchase industrial hemp for the purpose of producing conversion oil to be used for cannabis products for sale in Michigan’s licensed cannabis market.
January 07, 2022
Experts: Check out terpenes — not THC percentages — for the best high
The product reviews featured in this column over the last year have placed way too much of an emphasis on the THC content of any given cannabis product, which I’ve recently learned plays far less of a role in determining the dankness of your bud and the richness of the resulting high.
December 14, 2021
The Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) will be printing patient/caregiver pictures on their respective registry cars starting immediately.
MMMP reports that the cards will have a photo of the individual on their card provided by the Michigan Department of State every time a new card is printed.
December 01, 2021
The other kind of redemption is for others. In addition to forming partnerships with some of the best cultivators in the state, Basore is also focused on raising awareness, funds and other resources for about 1,200 people still serving time in Michigan’s prisons for pot-related charges.
November 25, 2021
"The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) has identified inaccurate and/or unreliable results of products tested by laboratories Viridis North, LLC and Viridis Laboratories, LLC."
In the interest of public health and safety, the MRA is issuing this health and safety advisory bulletin for all marijuana products tested by Viridis Laboratories, LLC (license numbers SC-000009 and AU-SC-000113) and Viridis North, LLC (license numbers SC-000014 and AU-SC-000103) except for inhalable marijuana concentrate products such as: Vape carts, Live resin, Distillate, Any other cannabis concentrate created through residual solvent extractions.
November 19, 2021
More than 400 Michigan pot shops affected by massive testing recall
The MRA released a bulletin Wednesday after it said it found unreliable, inaccurate results of products tested by safety compliance facilities Viridis North, LLC and Viridis Laboratories, LLC.
The recall applies to all cannabis products tested by Viridis between Aug. 10 and Nov. 16 except vape carts, live resin, distillate or any other cannabis concentrate created through residual solvent extractions.
September 29, 2021
Facility to include lounge for marijuana consumption, dispensary and offer education on industry
DETROIT – Former NBA start and Detroit’s own Chris Webber was back in town Tuesday for his latest business venture: A $50 million cannabis facility on 22nd Street in Corktown.