First, you should form an LLC or corporation to limit personal liability from your business. The question of what, if any, local licenses may be required is one for a local Business Attorney in MI.
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You should definitely set up an LLC with the State of Michigan. That will help limit your personal liability in regards to any business debt or obligations.
In terms of licensing, it would be worth your time and money to hire a local attorney who specializes in business law.
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See an attorney with your detailed plans. You may be under tighter watch as many of the products you are mentioned can be used illegally.
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