MCL - Act 281 of 2016


Act 281 of 2016

AN ACT to license and regulate medical marihuana growers, processors, provisioning centers, secure transporters, and safety compliance facilities; to allow certain licensees to process, test, or sell industrial hemp; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; to create a medical marihuana licensing board; to provide for interaction with the statewide monitoring system for commercial marihuana transactions; to create an advisory panel; to provide immunity from prosecution for marihuana-related offenses for persons engaging in certain activities in compliance with this act; to prescribe civil fines and sanctions and provide remedies; to provide for forfeiture of contraband; to provide for taxes, fees, and assessments; and to require the promulgation of rules.

History: 2016, Act 281, Eff. Dec. 20, 2016 ;-- Am. 2018, Act 10, Imd. Eff. Jan. 26, 2018 ;-- Am. 2018, Act 648, Eff. Mar. 28, 2019
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 2 of Act 281 of 2016 provides:"Enacting section 2. The legislature finds that the necessity for access to safe sources of marihuana for medical use and the immediate need for growers, processors, secure transporters, provisioning centers, and safety compliance facilities to operate under clear requirements establish the need to promulgate emergency rules to preserve the public health, safety, or welfare."For the renaming of the marijuana regulatory agency to the cannabis regulatory agency, see E.R.O. No. 2022-1, compiled at MCL 333.27002.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
281-2016-PART-1-GENERAL-PROVISIONS Division PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS (333.27101...333.27102)
281-2016-PART-2-APPLICATION-OF-OTHER-LAWS Division PART 2. APPLICATION OF OTHER LAWS (333.27201...333.27208)
281-2016-PART-4-LICENSING Division PART 4. LICENSING (333.27401...333.27409)
281-2016-PART-5-LICENSEES Division PART 5. LICENSEES (333.27501...333.27505)
281-2016-PART-6-TAXES-AND-FEES Division PART 6. TAXES AND FEES (333.27601...333.27605)
281-2016-PART-7-REPORTS Division PART 7. REPORTS (333.27701...333.27702)
281-2016-PART-8-MARIHUANA-ADVISORY-PANEL Division PART 8. MARIHUANA ADVISORY PANEL (333.27801...333.27801)