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FORBES: Narmin Jarrous, Director Of Social Equity & Executive VP Business Development Of Exclusive Brands

(Forbes) Cannabis was a bit of a happy accident. I was working at a restaurant management company throughout high school and college, and my boss introduced me to the team that would eventually be Exclusive Brands…

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House Of Representatives Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana With The MORE Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Friday to end the federal criminalization of marijuana with the passage of the MORE Act, a bill that would remove cannabis from the nation’s list of controlled substances.…..

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Cannabis Equity in Michigan: Update on the Fight for a Fair Industry

Michigan’s legal cannabis industry is one of the country’s youngest, with adult-use dispensaries open only since December 2019. And while business is healthy—in July, the state reported earning $200 million in revenue in less than seven months—Michigan faces several challenges. Three-fourths of its municipalities have opted out of the state-approved recreational program

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Ann Arbor dispensary receives first recreational marijuana license in Michigan

The state issued its first recreational marijuana license to an Ann Arbor dispensary Tuesday…

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Narmin Jarrous of Exclusive Brands: “You have to take care of yourself first before you take care of your company”

“You have to take care of yourself first before you take care of your company. Your body needs rest, and if you don’t listen to what your body needs, it’ll make you listen. We live in a culture that idealizes a “rise and grind” mindset, but to a very unhealthy and ableist degree. I have …..

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Exclusive Brands Partners with Platinum Vape and Church Cannabis Co.

Exclusive Brands (“Exclusive Brands” or “Exclusive”), Michigan’s leading vertically integrated cannabis company, specializing in cultivation, processing, and sale of cannabis products through its own retail locations and portfolio of iconic consumer brands, announced today that…

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The Week In Cannabis: Aurora’s Transformation, Martha Stewart, Jay Glazer, G-Eazy, And More

A shortened week kicked off on Tuesday with news about Aurora Cannabis Inc. ACB -6.42% ACB -6.42%, naming Miguel Martin as its new CEO, and reporting its fourth quarter financial results of fiscal 2020…..

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The Straight Dope on Rec Cannabis from Exclusive in Kalamazoo

As someone who lives with anxiety, depression, and PTSD, I can tell you I’d do just about anything to get relief from my symptoms. The insomnia and panic attacks aren’t just inconvenient, they’re disruptive. With the fairly recent legalization of recreational cannabis, and it’s seemingly miraculous ability to cure what ails you, I have often wondered if I could find a product somewhere in the world of cannabis that would, at the very least, help me sleep.

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On first day of Michigan recreational marijuana sales, customers line up for flower

Legal marijuana recreation sales are in full swing here in Michigan, with sales topping more than $200,000 on the first day alone…

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R&D, innovation are key for marijuana companies seeking to stay relevant with consumers

“R&D keeps you relevant in the market,” Mark Micallef, head of operations at Exclusive Brands, a Michigan-based vertically integrated cannabis company, told Marijuana Business Magazine.

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BENZINGA: This Week In Cannabis: “tocks Outperform, Michigan Shapes Up As New Leader, Celeb Brands Get Hot”

Cannabis stocks traded up in a relatively slow news week, where celebrity brands grabbed headlines.....

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Cannabis dispensary numbers climb to 19 in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Considering marijuana provisioning centers that have already opened or are in planning stages, a total of 19 locations in Kalamazoo have received licenses. Deputy City Manager Jeff Chamberlain confirmed those numbers. What is unclear, however, is how much of a boost those 19 new businesses will provide to the city’s tax base….

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For many Ohio marijuana users, the grass is greener in Michigan

On Dec. 1, the first Michigan license recreational marijuana stores opened their doors to adult users — including many near the Ohio border. Michigan’s program could be a game changer for Ohioans who want cannabis, although the effects on the state’s medical program are to be determined…

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THRIVE GLOBAL: Narmin Jarrous: “Don’t feel the need to convince people of your capabilities”

“You have to take care of yourself first before you take care of your company. Your body needs rest, and if you don’t listen to what your body needs, it’ll make you listen. We live in a culture that idealizes a “rise and grind” mindset, but to a very unhealthy and ableist degree. I have …..

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Meet Narmin Jarrous, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Director of Social Equity at Exclusive Brands, Michigan’s leading vertically integrated cannabis company and first licensed recreational dispensary in the state…

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MAXX BY MAXIMUM SCIENTIFIC PROVES THAT CANNABIS VAPING CAN BE FLAVOR FIRST

Like many long time cannabis vape users, I have been sold the idea that high powered vape batteries are wonderful at producing great big clouds of vapor and are therefore better. But what if a lower temp is the way to go…

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Fast-growing Michigan recreational cannabis market faces tight supply, few municipal opt-ins

Michigan’s 7-month-old recreational marijuana market is growing quickly, with sales up from nearly $7 million in the first month of sales last December to more than $39 million in May….

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Weedsday Wednesday, A Live, Cannabis Marijuana Radio Show-Narmin Jarrous!

Everything you ever wanted to know about marijuana, cbd, thc, cannabis, hash, weed, pot and anything else you want to call this beautiful plant…

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The Week In Cannabis: Stocks In Green, FDA’s CBD Report, Amazon’s AWS, KushCo’s Earnings

Exclusive Brands announced a partnership with Platinum and Church Cannabis Co. as it expands its portfolio of brands to better serve Michigan’s new recreational market. Exclusive will be the only distributor of Platinum Vapes and Church products for the state of Michigan…

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Exclusive Brands Year in Review: Exclusive Remains No. 1 Cannabis Company in Michigan as State Celebrates One-Year Adult Use Anniversary

ANN ARBOR, MI, Dec. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire – Exclusive Brands (“Exclusive Brands” or “Exclusive”), Michigan’s premier, vertically integrated cannabis company composed of state-of-the-art retail locations, a processing and manufacturing facility, and licensed grow operations, as well as Michigan’s home to a breadth of iconic cannabis brands, announced today its Company growth highlights in 2020 and recognition of Michigan’s one-year anniversary of legal recreational cannabis retail sales.

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Exclusive Brands Opens New Cultivation Site in Michigan Amid Pandemic Challenges

Even with a global pandemic shuttering municipal offices around the U.S., the team at Exclusive Brands found new ways to work with local officials to open an outdoor cultivation site in Arlington, Mich., in June…

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Legal recreational weed sales start on a high note

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WLNS)– It’s safe to say a lot of people are excited to get legal recreational weed in stores. Hundreds waited outside of Exclusive in Ann Arbor, one of the first dispe…

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Michigan regulators hand out first recreational marijuana retail licenses

An Ann Arbor business is the first to get a state recreational marijuana license. More licenses are expected to be handed out before retail sales begin

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3 Michigan marijuana shops net $221,000 on first day of recreational sales

The three currently are the only ones licensed to sell recreational marijuana in the state…

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Scoop: Exclusive Brands Launches Arlington, Michigan Cultivation Facility

Michigan-based cannabis company Exclusive Brands is launching a 30-acre Arlington cultivation site. The family-owned brand expects to grow 10,000 plants at the site during its first phase…

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A Snapshot of America’s Medical Marijuana Marketplaces: Michigan

Michigan is a relatively new entrant to the adult-use market. While most states to legalize adult use see their medical market dwindle, the future remains uncertain in The Wolverine State…

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On first day of Michigan recreational marijuana sales, customers line up for flower

The line outside the Exclusive Brands dispensary in Ann Arbor, Michigan, stretched more than two blocks – and almost three – on the state’s first day of recreational cannabis sales Sunday…

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Ann Arbor dispensary hopes to be Michigan’s first recreational marijuana retailer

Over the last year, Exclusive Brands in Ann Arbor has evolved into one of the most sophisticated licensed marijuana businesses in Michigan…

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Ann Arbor business is first to apply for recreational marijuana license

The window is now open for businesses to apply for a recreational marijuana business license…

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Recreational marijuana sales get green light earlier than expected for Dec. 1

With legal recreational marijuana, it represents the beginning of a new normal in Michigan…

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2-week total for Michigan marijuana sales: $3.1 million, $515,051 in tax revenues

The first two weeks of marijuana sales from five Michigan-licensed shops top $3.2 million…

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Michigan’s first recreational marijuana customers camped outside store overnight

Hours before Michigan’s first retail recreational marijuana sale, eager customers waited in festive lines…

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Green Sunday: Hundreds line up at few stores open for 1st day of recreational marijuana sales

The three Ann Arbor provisioning centers licensed and open for the first day of legal retail sales of recreational marijuana in Michigan saw lines of customers hundreds deep Sunday.Inventory appeared to be holding up well through the first few hours of sales, which began shortly after 10 a.m. At…

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Ann Arbor dispensaries gear up for recreational marijuana sales starting Sunday

Marijuana retailers Greenstone Provisions, Arbors Wellness, Green Peak Innovations, and Exclusive Provisioning Centers in Ann Arbor will open their doors to a whole new customer base come Sunday morning; recreational users…

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High time: Michigan begins recreational marijuana sales 13 months after vote

Long-time marijuana activist John Sinclair was the first to purchase recreational marijuana at Arbors Wellness…

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