Starting on that date, the Medical Marihuana Licensing Board will begin accepting permit applications to operate legally eight years after MI voters legalized marijuana for medical use in a 2008 referendum.
Andrew Brisbo is with the Bureau of Medical Marijuana Regulation in the state's licensing department.
The attorney general's office said implementation should be on hold until the federal government provides further guidance on state medical marijuana programs.
MI is giving medical marijuana businesses until December 15 to close or potentially risk not obtaining a license under a new regulatory system.
"This approach will allow existing operations to wind down while also giving adequate time for patients to establish connections to caregivers to help ensure continuity of access", LARA said in a statement.
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Some board members argue existing dispensaries are illegal under a Michigan Supreme Court ruling and should be closed until licensing begins.
11 applications for cultivation facilities have been received, with five to be approved.
Some board members expressed a desire to shut the shops at a meeting last month, sparking concerns from patients and others.
The Board meets at noon today at the Eagle Eye Banquet Center in Bath Township.
Many in the industry feared they would have to shut down and patients anxious they would no longer be able to find medicine they use to control epilepsy, pain and other ailments.
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