Regulating Medical Marijuana Facilities Workshop - Traverse City

February 21, 2017 6 - 9 p.m.

MSU Extension, in affiliation with the Planning & Zoning Center at MSU, is hosting a workshop that provides an opportunity for local government officials to learn about options in prohibiting or accepting and regulating medical marijuana dispensaries, growing facilities, processing, product testing, and transport facilities. The workshop will cover:

  • The Overall Regulatory Framework.
  • Introduction to the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.
  • Applications to Planning and Zoning.
  • Enforcement Issues.
  • State Authority on the Topic.
  • Options for how to Proceed.

Registration is available online. Master Citizen Planners will earn 3 hours of continuing education. Registration is required by Feb. 13.


All workshops run 6-9 p.m. 


$55 for regular registrants, or $50 for Master Citizen Planners and groups of two or more from the same municipality. There is a fee of $15 for cancellations after Feb. 13. Program cost includes extensive handouts and light refreshments.

Contact Information

For more information, contact Brad Neumann, AICP, Extension Educator, at (906) 315-2661 or

Event Location

Michigan Works!, 1209 S. Garfield Rd., Traverse City, MI (Instructor - Kurt Schindler)

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Presented By

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Land Policy Institute

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