Agriculture/Jul 28, 2020

Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency Phasing Out Caregiver Sales to Licensed Marijuana Facilities

On June 22, 2020 Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) updated an advisory bulletin that announced a phase out of its relaxed enforcement of the prohibition against primary caregivers selling medical marijuana to licensed medical marijuana growers and processors. Prior to March 1, 2020 the MRA had stated that it will not pursue disciplinary action against ... Read More
Agriculture/Nov 6, 2013

Recent Court Decision Considers Michigan’s Right To Farm Act

Since its enactment in 1981, the Michigan Right to Farm Act (RTFA) has provided protection to farmers against public and private nuisance claims. The RTFA provides that any activities that (1) meet the definition of “farm” or “farming operations” under the Act and (2) conform to generally accepted agricultural and management practices (GAAMPs), according to ... Read More
Agriculture/Jul 10, 2013

Governor Snyder Signs Wetlands Bill Into Law Amid Controversy

On July 2, Michigan’s Governor Snyder signed Senate Bill 163, a wetlands management bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Green (R-Mayville) into law. The intent of the bill is to clarify permitting requirements in Michigan’s wetlands protection law and to address issues raised by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its 2008 audit of Michigan’s wetlands ... Read More