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Marihuana Business Development and Licensing

The City of Sturgis has approved the local permitting/licensure of Medical and Adult-Use Recreational Marihuana businesses. The below information provides the local authorizing ordinances, local applications, and other information for both Medical Marihuana Facilities and Adult-Use Recreational Marihuana Establishments. For information on the State of Michigan’s licensing of marihuana businesses, please visit www.michigan.gov/lara.

If you have questions regarding marihuana business development in Sturgis, please contact the Community Development Department at (269) 659-7230.

Medical Marihuana Facilities

Under the State of Michigan's Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) the City of Sturgis has "opted in" to having five types of facilities: Class A, B, and C growers; processors; secure transporters; provisioning centers; and safety compliance facilities. Below is a copy of the most recent local ordinance outlining the application process and rules for facilities as well as an application for a local permit.

Adult-Use Recreational Marihuana Establishments

Under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA) the City of Sturgis has provided for the local licensure of the following Adult-Use Recreational establishments: Class A, B, and C growers; processors; retailers; safety compliance facilities; secure transporters; and marihuana microbusinesses. Below is a copy of the local ordinance outlining the application process and rules for establishments, as well as an application for a local license.

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