December 21, 2018 Medical Marijuana Licensing Meeting Results

By |2018-12-27T19:34:53+00:00December 26th, 2018|Michigan Marijuana License Applicants|
  • 25 applicants reviewed for prequalification status.
  • 10 applicants reviewed for a State Operating License.
  • Next meeting scheduled for January 16, 2019.

The last Medical Marijuana Licensing Board meeting of 2018 took place last Friday, December 21, 2018.

Date & Time: December 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM

Location: Williams Building, 1st Floor Auditorium, 525 West Ottawa Street Lansing, MI 48933

The Following Applicants were Reviewed by the Medical Marijuana Licensing Board:

Tabled application for a State Operating License

  1. Great Lake Northern Lights, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000103 – APPROVED
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: ERGA-18-000082

Applications for Pre-qualification

  1. Grizz Labs, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000082 – DENIED (5-0)
    • The report shows insufficient financials for a license.
  2. Sunshine Lands, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000247 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  3. Sunshine Pharms, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000251 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  4. Green Mitten Agricultural Corporation, File No: ERGA-18-000283 – DENIED (3-2)
    • Both applicants were caregivers and are presumed to have made money; failure to comply with the MMMA.
  5. Maridell Corporation, File No: ERGA-18-000284 – DENIED (3-2)
    • Same ownership as the applicant for Green Mitten Agricultural.
  6. 2233 N Burdick, Inc. File No: ERGA-18-000298 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  7. The Cannabar, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000332 – PREQUALIFIED (4-1)
  8. Glacial Farms, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000338 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (4-1)
    • The applicant was a caregiver and was presumed to have had made money under the caregiver system; failure to comply with the MMMA.
  9. Betty Corporation, File No: ERGA-18-000373 – PREQUALIFIED (4-1)
  10. Green Standard Cultivation, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000402 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  11. The Green Standard Processing, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000403 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  12. Humble Roots, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000456 – PREQUALIFIED (4-1)
  13. Royal Highness, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000510 – PREQUALIFIED (4-1)
  14. Eco Farms Harvest, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000547 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (3-2)
    • There was a previous tax lien that was lifted in April.
    • Civil litigations.
  15. Eco Farms Provisioning, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000550 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (3-2)
    • There was a previous tax lien that was lifted in April.
    • Civil litigations.
  16. Acme Alternative Health, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000587 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (4-1)
    • A member of the Board implied money laundering took place.
    • The facility was “raided” – No charges were filed.
  17. Dale Enterprises, Inc. File No: ERGA-18-000609 – DENIED (5-0)
    • Unpaid taxes.
  18. Olive Biosciences, Inc. File No: ERGA-18-000620 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  19. Terp Town, Inc. File No: ERGA-18-000641 – DENIED (5-0)
    • The report shows insufficient financials for a license.
  20. R-N-A Hauling and Farm Services, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000695 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (3-2)
    • “Intended to operate outside of the MMFLA”
    • There may have been loose marijuana in a transport vehicle
    • One of the transport vehicles was too large to fit inside of the facility
  21. BDS Medical Growers, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000737 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (3-2)
    • Admitted purgery by an applicant in a civil litigation
  22. Green Express Transport!, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000745 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  23. Driven Grow, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000855 – PREQUALIFIED AFTER DISCUSSION (4-1)
    • Assumed failure to comply with the MMFLA
  24. DVNK 3, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-001133 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  25. DVNK 4, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-001134 – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)

State Operating License Application and Related Pre-qualification

  1. KTC Industries, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000057
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000096
    • Prequalification status for a pending application granted October 29, 2018 – APPROVED (5-0)
  2. Green Bronco, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000120
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000207
    • Prequalification status for a pending application granted May 31, 2018 – APPROVED (5-0)
  3. Golden Harvests, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000282
    • License(s): Grower Class C, File No: GRA-C-18-000025
    • Prequalification status for a pending application granted October 18, 2018 – APPROVED (5-0)
  4. The Green Door Bangor, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000398
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000156 – APPROVED AFTER DISCUSSION
    • A member of the board was concerned by a social media post.
  5. PM Growers, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000399
    • License(s): Grower Class A, (Prequalification Only) – PREQUALIFIED (5-0)
  6. 420 Relief, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000500
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000210 – APPROVED (5-0)
  7. Michigan Compassion Center, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000503
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000166 – APPROVED AFTER DISCUSSION (3-2)
    • Selling out of state product.
  8. Michigan Safe Transfer, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000509
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-00044 – DENIED (5-0)
    • Report shows insufficient financials for a license.
    • Unpaid taxes.
  9. 3200 North, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000554
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000075
    • Prequalification status for a pending application granted October 18, 2018 – APPROVED (4-1)
  10. Nature’s Relief Clinics, LLC, File No: ERGA-18-000735
    • License(s): Provisioning Center, File No: PCA-18-000186 – DENIED (5-0)
    • Report shows insufficient financials for a license.

Review of Previously Denied Prequalification Application

  1. Greentransport Services, Inc. File No: ERGA-18-000049
    • Prequalification status for a pending application denied April 19, 2018 – DENIAL AFFIRMED (5-0)
    • Originally denied for “submitting an application containing false information”.
    • The information submitted during the appeal was not considered credible by the board.

Bureau of Marijuana Regulation Report

All of the following information from the department is as of December 21, 2018.

Prequalification Applications

  1. 902 applications submitted
  2. 203 applications approved
  3. 101 applications denied
  4. 51 applications are inactive

Growers

Class A

  1. 36 applications submitted
  2. 2 applications approved
  3. 2 applications denied

Class B

  1. 5 applications submitted
  2. None have been approved or denied by the board.

Class C

  1. 204 applications submitted
  2. 27 applications approved
  3. 4 applications denied

Processors

  1. 57 have been submitted
  2. 10 applications approved
  3. 0 applications denied

Provisioning Centers

  1. 210 applications submitted
  2. 52 applications approved
  3. 33 applications denied

Secure Transporters

  1. 13 applications submitted
  2. 4 applications approved
  3. 0 applications denied

Safety Compliance

  1. 7 applications submitted
  2. 4 applications approved
  3. 0 application denied

There are 13 inactive applications for a State Operating License and 109 municipalities have opted in. The following bulletins have been issued by the board since the last meeting:

Legislative Update

  1. HB 6421 was ordered enrolled on December 18, 2018.
  2. SB 1264 was ordered enrolled on December 21, 2018.
  3. HB 6422 was signed by the Governor on December 20, 2018
  4. SB 1262 was ordered enrolled on December 21, 2018
  5. SB 1263 was ordered enrolled on December 21, 2018

The next Medical Marijuana Licensing Meeting is scheduled for January 16, 2019 at 9:30 AM.

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