MSU Extension and LPI partner on new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act Workshop Series

posted on February 2, 2017 3:52pm

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Marijuana plant in the early flowering/budding stage, growing indoors inside a grow tent. Photo courtesy of MSU Extension. (view larger image) Marijuana plant in the early flowering/budding stage, growing indoors inside a grow tent. Photo courtesy of MSU Extension.

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension has partnered with the Land Policy Institute in offering training to local government officials in Michigan on the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, and related Law.

The workshops will be held from February through mid-March, from 6-9 p.m. at various locations. The schedule is listed below. Attendees will learn about options in prohibiting or accepting and regulating medical marijuana dispensaries, growing facilities, processing, product testing and transport facilities.

  • Feb. 21: Traverse City – Michigan Works!
  • Feb. 27: Livonia – Civic Park Senior Center.
  • Feb. 28: St. Ignace – St. Ignace Public Library AND East Lansing – MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction
  • Mar. 2: North Muskegon – Laketon Township Hall, AND Warren – Warren Community Center.
  • Mar. 6: Marquette – Marquette Township Hall, AND Lawrence – Van Buren Conference Center.
  • Mar. 7: Richmond – Richmond Twp. Hall.
  • Mar. 8: Saginaw – Saginaw Twp. Fire Station.
  • Mar. 13: Alpena – Alpena Community College.

Registration is available online. Cost to attend is $55 ($50 for Master Citizen Planners (MCP), or those in groups of two or more from the same municipality). Participating MCPs will earn three hours of continuing education credits. Deadline for registration is Feb. 13, 2017. Space is filling up fast, so be sure to reserve a seat today!

To register and learn more, visit: Regulating Medical Marijuana Facilities: A Workshop Series for Local Government.