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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

It’s 4:20 — Do you know where your lease is?

October 28, 2016
New legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder last month may launch the medical marijuana industry in Michigan and create potential new headaches — or opportunities — for landlords and tenants alike. Read More

Marijuana legalization group short on signatures

June 7, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan's elections bureau said a ballot drive to legalize marijuana for recreational use has come up short. Read More

Firm prepares for legalization of marijuana in Michigan

CannaLex emphasizes the job creation and tax revenue aspects of the industry.

April 22, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As the movement to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes across the country hurtles forward, it seems inevitable that one day, the Mitten State will have to take on the issue. Read More

Former GR lawmaker who grew marijuana gets 45 days

April 5, 2016
| By AP
A former state lawmaker from Grand Rapids has been sentenced to 45 days in jail for growing marijuana. Read More