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2019 Geminid Meteor Shower peaks this weekend!

The annual Geminid meteor shower is expected to reach its peak this weekend – though under the glaring light of the almost-full waning gibbous moon. The peak morning is likely to be Saturday, December 14, 2019 – or, possibly, Sunday, December 15, 2019. But the morning of December 13 might offer some meteors, too.

First week of legal cannabis sees $1.6 million in sales

The Detroit Free Press reports that in the first eight days of legal weed sales, $1.6 million of recreational marijuana was sold at the five currently licensed retail shops open around the state. Three of those shops either sold out or had limited supplies of cannabis products.

Recreational Marijuana Licenses Coming by November’s End

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency received 58 applications for pre-qualification and 43 for operating license applications in the week after the state opened its licensing process on Nov. 1. Regulators have already approved 41 applications for pre-qualification and are expected to issue the first licenses by the end of November.

Talking Vape & Cartridge Safety

Vapes have been getting a huge amount of attention lately, even to the point where black market, back alley cartridges are being used as a pretext to attack the entire cannabis industry that has functioned for years with remarkable product safety. We found this post by @lightskyfarms231 to be an excellent read on where the industry truly is around product safety

Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency Social Equity Education TOMORROW! (Mon Sept 9)

An education session that will provide details of how their team is prepared to assist you with navigating the various aspects of the adult-use marijuana industry. The sessions will provide information on fee reductions available to you as a participant of the social equity program as well as an overview of the adult-use (recreational) licensing and application process.

Michigan Social Equity Marijuana Program Details

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency’s new “social equity” program will reduce fees for applicants with proposed marijuana establishments in minority, poor communities such as Detroit and Flint and college towns including East Lansing and Mount Pleasant.