Michigan presses Weedmaps on continuing to list illegal dispensaries after agreed implementation date

Michigan presses Weedmaps on continuing to list illegal dispensaries after agreed implementation date

We know the BCC have repeatedly asked Weedmaps to remove listings in California of cannabis retail businesses that aren’t legally registered and now it appears Michigan have had to do the same and don’t appear to be making much headway either.   M. Live reports LANSING — Michigan officials hope Weedmaps, a popular advertising website for unlicensed marijuana businesses, stays true to its word and helps curb the proliferating marijuana black market. Marijuana Regulatory Agency Director Andrew Brisbo said he’s been pressing Weedmaps to end advertising on its site by unlicensed operations that are in some ways indistinguishable from Michigan’s licensed marijuana businesses. “So they have given me assurances that as of (Jan. 1) they’re no longer going to engage in contracts with businesses without validating they hold a state-level license,” Brisbo said during his presentation at an industry networking even in Detroit on Dec. 18. “So at this point, I’m taking them at their word … but we’ve seen a dramatic shift in their approach to that and their willingness to be cooperative. “I think that they see ultimately that their bread and butter is the regulated market as well, as the regulated market starts to overtake the illicit market.”…

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