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Legal medical marijuana drought keeps licensed shops shuttered
Jan. 10 2019
“Many patients will see their local stores close, making a hardship for sick and ill individuals,” according to Rick Thompson, a founding board member at the Michigan chapter of the National...
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Nov. 22 2018
“The time for universal legality is on its way,” said at-large Councilman Peter Spadafore. “This industry is going to be handled federally within the next decade. Michigan voters have...
Canna
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...
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...
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...
State approves 12 dispensaries elsewhere; Wild Bill’s Tobacco applicant big loser
Sept. 13 2018
The board on Monday granted preliminary approval to nine medical marijuana-related business ventures around the state, including pre-qualification for a growing operation along Turner Road in Lansing under...