Cannabis Market Update Across the Country

By |October 2nd, 2018|

A number of states across the country have either recently passed their marijuana legalization or have made significant changes to their regulations. Let’s take a look at a few noteworthy happenings in the cannabis market.
The Governor of California recently signed a bill that lets cities issue temporary marijuana event permits at any venue. Jerry Brown’s […]

Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Michigan Marijuana Legalization

By |June 4th, 2018|

It’s the legislature’s move, says the Committee to Keep Pot out of Neighborhoods and Schools. Michigan marijuana legalization is on the ballot and ready to go to voters in November. But the Michigan group has been a staunch opponent of marijuana in the state. Now, they’ve switched their tune and are willing to go for […]

Medical Marijuana Licenses Released in Michigan

By |March 30th, 2018|

Spring is here! Michiganites are ready for their medical marijuana licenses.

Mega-growers of medical marijuana will soon find out if their applications have been accepted by the state of Michigan. Medical marijuana licenses will be released this spring. Three levels of licenses were developed within the state: Class A (allowing up to 500 plants); Class B (allowing up […]

Green Rush Buzz

By |February 1st, 2017|


It’s 420 somewhere and everyone is lighting up. Where are they getting their product? From you! Are you ready to get started with a cannabusiness? Pinnacle Consultation can provide assistance for every step along the path to getting your cannabusiness up and profitable. Pinnacle Consultation can help with your business plan, site location, financial projections, operational plans, licensing assistance, […]

MILegalize Reports Petition Drive

By |May 30th, 2016|

MILegalize’s rally at the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing drew more than 100 people, according to the Weedblog. MILegalize is campaigning to put legalized marijuana on the ballot in Michigan for the November 2016 general election. The organization has gathered more than 300,000 signatures. For the initiative to qualify for the ballot, there must be 253,000 […]

Down to the Wire for Michigan

By |May 27th, 2016|

Marijuana advocates in Michigan have until June 1 to submit 252,523 valid voter signatures to put a proposal to legalize, regulate and tax recreational marijuana on ballots this November. And Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers is throwing a monkey wrench into cannabis advocates’ attempts to put a marijuana legalization initiative on November ballot. The deadline for signatures is […]

Detroit Seeks Marijuana Inspector

By |March 30th, 2016|

Wanted: Detroit Medical Marijuana Program Inspector. Wow, that sounds like my ideal job. And it pays $45,000-$50,000 year with full time benefits? I’m all in. But what? I gotta pass a piss test? No way man.

It’s true  the metro Detroit area is looking to hire a Medical Marijuana Program Inspector. Application deadline is April 1, 2016. […]

Detroit and Michigan Crack Down on MMJ

By |March 18th, 2016|

Detroit has found a way to get the city solvent again: more fees and taxes on MMJ. The city has levied almost $4,000 in fees for Detroit dispensaries. The application fee is $1,470, add an additional $2,276 fee for a health inspection and it totals $3,746.

More than 130 businesses have applied for dispensary licenses in […]

Detroit MMJ Dispensaries

By |March 14th, 2016|

Citizens for Sensible Cannabis Reform has submitted petition signature to Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey  in an attempt to suspend Detroit ordinances licensing and regulating medical marijuana dispensaries. The organization would like for voters to decide the issue in August during the primary election.

Detroit’s City Council passed strict licensing rules in October. The council approved […]

Michigan Bill 813

By |March 9th, 2016|

Michigan Bill 813 would allow the state to join Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and other states moving forward with non-medical or recreational marijuana use.

Detroit is where marijuana reform is clashing. Whether it is Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivering his State of the City speech from the steps of the Second Ebenezer Church or state Sen. Coleman Young introducing ”nonmedical marihuana […]