Business Resource Directory

DISCLAIMER: Reference in this document to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the MRA or the State of Michigan.

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATIONS 
Business and training resources for parties interested in running their own marijuana business or obtaining skillsets to work in the marijuana industry.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

MICHIGAN CANNABIS PROPERTIES

Marijuana real-estate listing service.  Provides listing of properties suited for marijuana industry.

Website: www.michigancannabisproperties.com

 

MARIJUANA TRAINING RESOURCES

CANNABIS NURSE

Partners with Leaf Medic to provide Cannabis training. Educational resource for physicians, staff, and community agencies.

Website: www.cannabisnurse.com

Contact: Cathleen Graham HR CHPN

Phone: 231-679-6595

Email: Cathleen@CannabisNurse.com

FLURESH

Provisioning center, focused on providing resources to those entering the cannabis industry, and will provide training, and classes.

Website: www.fluresh.com

Contact: Denavvia Mojet

Phone: 269-830-6170

LEAF MEDIC LLC

Vocational proprietary school and provider of introductory training for marijuana industry employees in the state of Michigan.

Website: www.michigan.mmjtraining.com

Contact: Karen Korn

Phone: 937-684-0464

Email: Karen@mmjtraining.com

POINT SEVEN LLC

Global management consulting firm offers services focused on strategy consulting, marketing, and branding.   

Website: www.pointsevengroup.com

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CANNABIS CONSULTING

We accelerate cannabis professional's compliance skills through our compliance operations training. We offer a 100+ hour program that enables license holders to run a compliant operation.

Website: https://www.rockymountaincannabisconsulting.com/

Contact: Debbi Spranza, Chief Learning Officer

Phone: 720-996-0605

Email: training@rmcc.io

LAZY PISTOLS, LLC

Offers training and employment in the cultivation and distribution of marijuana via the Aeroponics systems of cultivation. We offer this unique and valuable training to employees and apprentices.  

Contacts: Cornell Farley, President/CEO

Phone: 312-952-6599

Email: bylynda@healingwatersbusiness.com

GROWN IN

Provides an essential suite of cannabis courses, assesses, and certifies employees, and creates extremely simple and effective documentation to serve HR and Compliance professionals. 

Contact: Eric Davis, Chief Learning Officer

Phone: 312-404-4950

Email: eric@grownin.com

 

 

EMPLOYMENT
Resources for parties interested in working in the marijuana industry.

RESUME BUILDING

MARIJUANA RESUMES

Covers resume building for different roles in the marijuana industry and offers a free consultation.

Website: www.marijuanaresumes.com

 

 

 

LEGAL/CONSULTING RESOURCES
 Resources for parties interested in entering the marijuana industry. 

LAW FIRMS AND ATTORNEYS

CANNABIS ATTORNEYS OF MICHIGAN

Works to ensure Michigan has a safe, legal, and regulated system in which local economies can thrive, communities can benefit, and above all, patients can safely access this vital medicine.

Website: www.cannabisattorneysofmichigan.com

Phone: 517-546-1181

Online Contact Form

CANNABIS COUNSEL LAW FIRM

A specialized team of cannabis business and defense attorneys with a passion for protecting and promoting medical and recreational cannabis businesses.

Website: www.cannabiscounsel.com

Phone: 313-446-2235

Email: Info@cannabiscounsel.com

CANNABIS LEGAL GROUP

Provides clients professional and quality legal assistance. Our team specializes in the cannabis industry and are dedicated to ensuring that every matter runs smoothly and professionally.

Website: www.Cannabislegalgroup.com

Contact: Barton Morris

Phone: 248-541-2600

Email: barton@cannabislegalgroup.com

CANNALEX LAWYERS AND COUNSELORS

We share a dedication to the evolving area of Michigan marijuana and hemp law and its intersection with business.

Website: www.cannalexlaw.com

Online Contact Form

Phone: 616-454-6611

Email: info@cannalexlaw.com

THE COVERT LAW FIRM, PLLC | MICHIGAN CANNABIS LAWYERS

We take on your legal matters with a knowledgeable, experienced team of attorneys dedicated to marijuana legal issues is needed.

Website: www.micannabislawyer.com

Online Contact Form

Phone: 517-512-8364

DYKEMA GOSSETT, PLLC

We are a "go-to" firm for the full spectrum of legal and policy matters affecting the cannabis industry.

Website: www.dykema.com/services-practices-cannabis-law

Contact: R. Lance Boldrey

Phone: 517-374-9162

Email: lboldrey@dykema.com

ELIA LAW

From start-ups, small, and large businesses, local, national to international, Elia Law can address your legal concerns.

Website: www.eliabusinesslaw.com

Contact: Salam Elia

Phone: 586-558-8250

Email: salamfelia@gmail.com

GREWAL LAW, PLLC

We quickly address your legal issues and strive to meet all attainable goals in an expeditious manner.

Website: www.4grewallaw.com/cannabis-law

Online Contact Form

Phone: 888-211-5798

MORTON LAW GROUP, PLLC

Experienced attorney servicing the state of Michigan based in the metro Detroit area.

Contact: Maurice Morton

Phone: 313-485-9212

Email: moegmorton@yahoo.com

SCOTT ROBERTS LAW

Represent dozens of small to medium sized businesses and organizations locally, nationally, and internationally, with a specialty in Medical Marijuana business and real estate.

www.scottrobertslaw.com

Michigan Marijuana Lawyers

Contact: Robert Hunsicker, Office Manager

Phone: 248-243-4510

Contact Form

THURIN LAW GROUP, PLLC

A minority-owned legal and business consulting firm specializing in providing services to cannabis organizations and small businesses. 

Website: www.thurinlawgroup.com

Contact: Roma Thurin

Phone: 734-744-7662

Email: romathurin@thurinlawgroup.com

WRIGLEY HOFFMAN LAW

Our work includes business formation, real estate acquisition and sales; development and leasing; construction and commercial litigation; cannabis and hemp licensing and operations in Michigan.

Website: www.wrigleyhoffman.com

Contact: Benham R. Wrigley Jr.

Phone: 616-454-6611

 

         KITCH DRUTCHAS WAGNER VALITUTTI & SHERBROOK

Our services include government regulation and litigation, estate planning, corporate, criminal investigations and prosecutions, commercial real estate, commercial litigation and employment law.

Website: www.kitch.com

Contact: Kaitlyn Carr

Phone:313-965-6606

Email: Kaitlyn.Carr@Kitch.com 

 

MARSHALL & MELHORN, LLC

We bring responsiveness, attention to detail, and genuine care to every matter that affects you or your organization.

Website: http://www.marshall-melhorn.com/

Contact: John D. Mackewich

Direct: 419-346-4155

Email: Mackewich@marshall-melhorn.com

 

BUSINESS CONSULTING AND PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS
 Organizations with experience assisting businesses in the marijuana industry to develop business strategies and operate within their communities.

DUNASKISS CONSULTING AND DEVELOPMENT, INC.

Beyond government and consulting experience, our background includes property sales and management, manufacturing and distribution, restaurant management and retail services.

Website: www.dunaskiss.biz

Contact: Justin Dunaskiss

Phone: 248-693-1391

Email: justin@dunaskiss.biz

SPARROW CONSULTING

We represent both municipalities and Cannabis Entrepreneurs nationwide.  From public affairs to state and local licensing support, we can help you through the local and state process.

Website: www.hatchaplanmi.com

Contact: Connie Maxim-Sparrow

Phone: 231-224-6355

Email: connie@hatchaplanmi.com

EXISTO 

Technology and business consulting, with a focus on compliance with METRC and state and municipal rules. 

Website: https://existosolutions.com/

Contact: Chris Hernandez 

Phone: 313-550-1151 

Email: chris@existoservices.com  

SOZO COMPANIES

Vertically integrated Cannabis Operating Business. Offers resources on employment, educational, and record expungement support. 

Website: https://www.sozolife.com/ 

Contact:Rosalie Flores 

Email: rflores@sozocompanies.com 

 

MUSKEGON COUNTY CANNABIS COALITION, INC.

Created to inform educate, help find gainful employment and give voice to the citizens of Muskegon County as it related to social equity and the cannabis industry.

Contact: Maxwell McGuffey

Phone: 616-634-0520

Email: maxwell.mcguffey@gmail.com
 

BANKS & COMPANY, LLC

Our mission is to be a strategic partner to clients and provide transformative solutions to meet their business goals.

Contact: Eric Foster

Phone: 248-996-5553

Email: eric@bankscompany.us
 

DA ADVISORY GROUP

Servicing the cannabis sector since initial legalization of cannabis in Michigan, you can rest assured you are in expert care when working with DA Advisory Group's team of cannabis CPAs.

Website: https://dacpas.com/ 

Contact: Andrew Dakki

Phone: 248-895-4906

Email: andrew.dakki@dacpas.com
 

CENDROWSKI CORPORATE ADVISORS

Provides assistance for cannabis business owners with entity formation and startup, background investigation services, MMFLA state license application, and tax return preparation. 

Website: https://cannabis.accountant/

Contact: Harry Cendrowski, Founding Partner and Managing Director

Phone: 866-717-1607

Email: hc@cendsel.com
 

GRAPP LERASH

Our firm brings a unique perspective to the licensed cannabis industry with years of experience in complex deal structures, business structure, tax planning and Annual Financial Statement services.

Website: https://www.grapplerash.com/

Kaleb Grapp, CPA

Phone: 989-327-1400

Email: kmgrapp@grapplerash.com

MI TAX CPA

CPA advisory firm that helps cannabis businesses with the MRA Annual Financial Statements (AFS). We also specialize in cannabis tax return preparation and full-service accounting solutions.

Contact: Ramy Hakim, CPA

Phone: 248-266-8400

Email: ramy@mitaxcpa.com 

THE MASTERMIND EFFECT, LLC

BIPOC woman owned webhosting platform offering discounted domain, hosting, and design services for those in the adult use marijuana marketplace.

Contact: Carla McClure, Head Mastermind

Phone: 313-312-8165

Email: letsgo@getplanning2profit.com

 

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES
Banking and lending services applicants and licensees.

BANKS

G.W. JONES EXCHANGE BANK

Banking/Payment processing for those in the marijuana industry.

Website: www.gwjonesbank.com

Contact: Allison Smith

Phone: 269-615-2412

Email: asmith@gwjonesbank.com

WILDFIRE CREDIT UNION

Financial services provider. We offer an array of personal and business services to meet your needs and help you achieve your future financial goals.

Website:www.wildfirecu.org

Phone: 989-249-8200

Email: BusinessServices@wildfirecu.org

UNION BANK

Union Bank has been providing banking services to the Michigan cannabis industry since January 2019.  We are able to accommodate all different phases a business may be in from Capital Accounts, to plant touching - licensed operations, ancillary services, operating accounts and even employee accounts.

Website: https://www.ubmich.com

Contact: Edith Farrell, Vice President

Phone: 616-374-3278

Email: efarrell@ubmich.com

 

OTHER FINANCIAL ORGANIZATIONS

SPECIALTY AGRICULTURE RISK AND FINANCIAL ASSOCIATION
(SARFA)

SARFA is an organization that is dedicated to being a change agent in insurance and the financial system, creating partnerships, endorsements, and when necessary, creating insurance and financial products.

Website: www.sarfami.com

 

CANNAS CAPITAL

Insurance company specializing in cannabis and craft spirit industries.

Website: https://cannascapital.com

Contact: Cimone Casson 

Phone: 312-933-5167 

Email: ccasson12@gmail.com 

GREEN CHECK VERIFIED

Green Check Verified is a cannabis banking platform that facilitates banking partnerships between plant-touching businesses and cannabis-friendly banks through our compliance software. Our service is 100% free to the cannabis industry and cannabis businesses get to enjoy direct banking services with a bank or credit union in their area.

Website: https://greencheckverified.com

Contact: Ryan Handelman, Cannabis Business Advisor

Phone: 203-464-1427 

Email: rhandelman@greencheckverified.com

 


 

INTERNAL STATE AGENCIES
Internal resources to assist with becoming a licensed marijuana business.

BUREAU OF FIRE SERVICES (BFS)

Performs fire safety field inspections of all medical and adult-use marijuana licensed facilities along with Fire Safety Plan Reviews.

Website: BFS 

Phone: 517-241-8847

Email: LARA-BFS-Marihuana@michigan.gov

CORPORATION SECURITIES & COMMERCIAL LICENSING (CSCL)

Promotes economic development and growth by facilitating the formation of business entities in Michigan.

Website: CSCL 

Phone: 517-241-6470

Email: corpsmail@michigan.gov

MARIJUANA REGULATORY AGENCY'S ENFORCEMENT DIVISION

Performs inspections and investigations of applicants, licensees, proposed marijuana businesses, and marijuana business operations.

https://www.michigan.gov/mra/

Phone: 517-284-8599

Email: MRA-Enforcement@Michigan.gov

ENVIRONMENT GREAT LAKES & ENERGY (EGLE)

Our mission is to protect Michigan's environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.

https://www.michigan.gov/egle/

Phone: 517-284-6700

Email: EGLE-Assist@Michigan.gov

METRC

Michigan's statewide seed-to-sale marijuana tracking system that uses serialized tags attached to every plant - and labels attached to wholesale packages - to track marijuana inventory.

www.metrc.com/michigan

Phone: 1-877-566-6506

Email: support@metrc.com  

TREASURY

Provides information about tax requirements in the marijuana industry.

https://www.michigan.gov/treasury

Phone: 517-335-7508

WAGE & HOUR

Provides public service through the fair, effective, and efficient administration of laws that protect the wages and fringe benefits of Michigan workers.

Website: Wage & Hour 

517-284-7800

whinfo@michigan.gov

 

 

 

 

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