Items Tagged with 'Marijuana'


Pro-, anti-marijuana groups debate legalization

Initiative to decriminalize drug will be on Michigan’s November ballot.

May 4, 2018
When Michigan voters go to the polls this November, they will have an opportunity to change the landscape of marijuana consumption in the Midwest. Read More

Hemp business grows global

Jenison’s MHR Brands carves out distribution niche over five years.

April 27, 2018
As the conversation around the legalization and distribution of marijuana heats up, there is one part of the plant that has allowed a local business to flourish. Read More

Supporters collect enough signatures for marijuana and wage measures

April 24, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan's elections bureau said enough signatures have been gathered for ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for recreational use and repeal a law requiring higher wages on state construction projects. Read More

Michigan orders closure of 210 marijuana shops

April 9, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan has ordered the closure of 210 dispensaries and other medical marijuana businesses that failed to apply for a state license by a mid-February deadline. Read More

Michigan releases medical marijuana symbol for products

February 19, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labeling for such products. Read More

Drug testing may hinder hiring, manufacturing experts say

Legalization of recreational marijuana would further cloud the issue.

February 9, 2018
Worker shortages are threatening to curb growth in Michigan’s manufacturing sector, and drug testing could be contributing to the problem by impeding both hiring and retention, industry experts said. Read More

Michigan issues rules before start of marijuana licensing

December 5, 2017
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder issued rules this month for policing medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system. Read More

Michigan vote on legalizing marijuana is likely in 2018

November 21, 2017
LANSING — Organizers of a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan have submitted 365,000 signatures to the state, which appears to be more than enough to qualify the initiative for a statewide vote in 2018. Read More

It’s 4:20: Where is your municipality?

July 28, 2017
In five months, Michigan will begin accepting license applications for medical marijuana dispensaries. Is your municipality ready? Read More

State lets landlords bar medical marijuana in residences

February 1, 2017
| By AP
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation that lets landlords prohibit medical marijuana patients from growing or smoking the drug on leased residential property. Read More