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Lansing defends regulations amid multiple lawsuits
Dec. 6 2018
For Tom Mayes Lansing’s medical marijuana licensing process is a live-action “nightmare.” Mayes, 37, has owned and operated Greenwave Provisioning Center for more than two years. It occupied...
City clears way for final approval
Dec. 6 2018
Friday could finally be it for up to 10 medical marijuana dispensaries provisionally licensed by the City of Lansing last week. That’s the day that the state Medical Marihuana Commission is expected...
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Judge ponders arguments over potential shutdown
Nov. 15 2018
After a four-hour hearing on Friday, Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen L. Borrello left in place his temporary restraining order against a state-mandated shutdown of more than 200 unlicensed dispensaries...
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Temporary order bodes well for Friday’s court hearing
Nov. 8 2018
The Lansing dispensaries are among more than 200 statewide that got a reprieve last week from a state order to shut down by Nov. 1 because they were operating without a license. But an eleventh-hour temporary...
Nov. 1 2018
The City of Lansing filed a complaint on Tuesday in the Michigan Court of Claims that aims to extend an Oct. 31 deadline set by the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The rules required...
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Oct. 18 2018
The city of Lansing will let the nine remaining medical marijuana dispensaries stay open past the Oct. 31 deadline to obtain state licenses, Lansing Mayor Andy Schor said. But the state might shut them...
Weed
Oct. 11 2018
The city’s Medical Marihuana Commission met late last month to urge the City Council to expand the ordinance-mandated cap on the number of dispensaries within the city. The goal: Approve at least...
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One year later, Lansing ordinance has killed all but 9
Oct. 4 2018
Lansing — as of Tuesday — has yet to provide a single operating license to any medical marijuana provisioning centers, forcing many longstanding businesses to shutter while only a handful have...