Fully Compliant with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act
Fiercely committed to the highest standards of safety and quality, JK Logix is in full compliance with all marijuana industry regulations and licensing.
More about the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act
Initially passed in 2016, this act provides a clear regulatory structure to license and regulate marijuana establishments, prescribing fines, sanctions, and remedies to non-compliant entities. By following these guidelines, businesses can assure customers that their products are safe, legal, and of high quality. This is particularly important considering the medical use of marijuana-infused products, commonly known as "edibles," which need to be produced under stringent safety and quality controls (source: mml.org).
A key component of the act is the requirement for a safety compliance facility license. Safety compliance facilities play an important role in the supply chain as they are licensed to receive marijuana and ensure consumer safety as they maintain the integrity of the product from cultivation to sale, ensuring that it meets the state's safety standards.
The act also restricts licensed marijuana secure transporters or prospective licensees from having interests in marijuana growers, provisioning centers, processors, which helps avoid conflicts of interest and ensures a fair and unbiased distribution process. This ultimately benefits the customer by ensuring a diverse market and competitive pricing.
If you work in cannabis cultivation and/or commerce, you’re very familiar with the multitude of regulations and licensing required to operate. The same type of high-standards are required for the cannabis supply chain industry.
If you find yourself working with ANY partner that isn’t fully compliant… run! Adhering to compliance regulations such as the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act is vital for our industry’s success as it not only ensures the safety and quality of the products but also helps maintain a fair and competitive market, benefiting the end consumer.
The Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (Act 281 of 2016) sets the laws, rules, and regulations for receiving and maintaining a medical marijuana license in Michigan. JK Logix is also fully licensed within the state of Michigan to transport recreational cannabis. JK Logix are in full compliance with this act and its entirety. Part 5 – Licensees: Section 333.27503 outlines our basic requirements to be in compliance with the state for operation as a medical marijuana secure transporter licensees. These requirements in section 503 are as follows:
1. A secure transporter license authorizes the licensee to store and transport marihuana and money associated with the purchase or sale of marihuana between marihuana facilities for a fee upon request of a person with legal custody of that marihuana or money. It does not authorize transport to a registered qualifying patient or registered primary caregiver. If a secure transporter has its primary place of business in a municipality that has adopted an ordinance under section 205 authorizing that marihuana facility, the secure transporter may travel through any municipality.
2. To be eligible for a secure transporter license, the applicant and each investor with an interest in the secure transporter must not have an interest in a grower, processor, provisioning center, or safety compliance facility and must not be a registered qualifying patient or a registered primary caregiver.
3. A secure transporter shall enter all transactions, current inventory, and other information into the statewide monitoring system as required in this act, rules, and the marihuana tracking act.
4. A secure transporter shall comply with all of the following:
5. Each driver transporting marihuana must have a chauffeur’s license issued by this state.
6. Each employee who has custody of marihuana or money that is related to a marihuana transaction shall not have been convicted of or released from incarceration for a felony under the laws of this state, any other state, or the United States within the past 5 years or have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving a controlled substance within the past 5 years.
7. Each vehicle must be operated with a 2-person crew with at least 1 individual remaining with the vehicle at all times during the transportation of marihuana.
8. A route plan and manifest must be entered into the statewide monitoring system, and a copy must be carried in the transporting vehicle and presented to a law enforcement officer upon request.
9. The marihuana must be transported in 1 or more sealed containers and not be accessible while in transit.
10. A secure transporting vehicle must not bear markings or other indication that it is carrying marihuana or a marihuana-infused product.
11. A secure transporter is subject to administrative inspection by a law enforcement officer at any point during the transportation of marihuana to determine compliance with this act.
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