Michigan Cannabis Regulatory Agency Announces January 2024 Compliance Actions

February 14th, 2024 Legal & Crime
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In a recent update, the Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) of Michigan released its January 2024 Disciplinary Action Report, outlining the administrative formal complaints and disciplinary actions taken against licensees in the state's adult-use and medical cannabis sectors. The report reveals a series of compliance failures across a number of operations, highlighting the agency's ongoing efforts to enforce regulations within the industry.

Detailed Disciplinary Actions Across Michigan

The CRA's January report lists several businesses across Michigan facing disciplinary actions for a variety of infractions, ranging from failure to report material changes in operations to non-compliance with the state's tracking system and security requirements.

  • Vassar: 664 Vassar, LLC, operating as Premier Provisioning Center #2, faced actions for issues including unreported operational changes, general operational issues, METRC non-compliance, improper transfers between businesses, and security lapses.
  • Ann Arbor: East Coastline, LLC, known as Cloud Cannabis Company, was penalized for AFS non-compliance and non-compliant sales. The Calmic, LLC, doing business as Apothecare Ann Arbor, was cited for operational issues and non-compliant waste disposal.
  • Lansing: Edgewood Wellness, LLC, under the name Edgewood Cannabis, was disciplined for METRC non-compliance and non-compliant sales.
  • Detroit: Evergreen Wellness Group, LLC, operating as Amplified Alternative Relief, faced actions for AFS non-compliance.
  • Michigan Center and Beyond: Several other entities across the state, including Feleo Manufacturing Strategies, LLC (TreeTown Cannabis) in Michigan Center, and First Dort Enterprises, LLC (First Organic Solutions) in Flint, were cited for METRC non-compliance, security issues, and AFS non-compliance.

The CRA's report underscores the diverse nature of compliance issues facing the cannabis industry in Michigan, from operational mismanagement and security lapses to specific failures in adhering to the state's Adult-Use Marijuana and Medical Marijuana facilities system (METRC), packaging, advertising, and sales regulations.

Implications for the Michigan Cannabis Industry

These disciplinary actions serve as a reminder of the importance of strict adherence to regulatory requirements within the cannabis industry. For businesses, the consequences of non-compliance can range from fines to the suspension or revocation of licenses, underscoring the need for ongoing vigilance and adherence to state laws and regulations. For consumers, these enforcement actions assure that Michigan's cannabis market remains safe, compliant, and transparent.

The CRA's commitment to enforcing regulations and ensuring compliance is crucial for maintaining the integrity of Michigan's cannabis industry, promoting fair business practices, and protecting consumers. As the industry continues to evolve, the agency's role in oversight and enforcement will remain vital for the development of a responsible and sustainable market.


The January 2024 Disciplinary Action Report by the Cannabis Regulatory Agency highlights the ongoing challenges and regulatory enforcement activities within Michigan's burgeoning cannabis industry. As the state continues to navigate the complexities of cannabis regulation, these actions are essential for fostering a compliant, safe, and thriving market for all stakeholders involved.

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