Items Tagged with 'Marijuana'


A budding future: Michigan contractors and marijuana facilities

February 28, 2019
In November 2008, Michigan became the 13th state to legalize medical marijuana. Since then, talk about marijuana use — and all the legalities involved — has been a hot topic. Then, in November 2018, voters in Michigan passed Proposal 1, which made the Great Lakes State the 10th state, and first in the Midwest, to legalize recreational marijuana. Although controversial to some, this thriving industry is continuing to expand, which means large grow facilities and dispensaries are popping up everywhere. Read More

Prosecutor dropping some marijuana cases

November 15, 2018
| By AP
A prosecutor's office in the region is dropping some pending marijuana cases after voters in the state approved recreational use of the drug for people 21 and older. Read More

Communities saying no to marijuana businesses

November 13, 2018
| By AP
Some Michigan communities are already saying no to marijuana businesses after voters approved the use of the drug for people 21 and older. Read More

Marijuana implementation may take years

Businesses hoping to sell product will have to go through lengthy application process.

November 9, 2018
Michigan became the 10th state in the country, and the first in the Midwest, to legalize the use of recreational marijuana, but don’t celebrate just yet. Read More

Prosecutor likely to drop some pot cases

November 9, 2018
| By AP
Kent County’s prosecutor said he probably will drop pending marijuana cases that match the law recently passed by voters. Read More

The facts about the recreational marijuana proposal

October 31, 2018
Recent polling suggests Michigan’s recreational marijuana proposal (Proposal 18-1) is likely to be approved at the Nov. 6 general election. Whether or not the polling is correct, the public should acquaint themselves with the details of the proposal — to make an informed decision about whether to vote for or against it and to understand the implications if it becomes law. Read More

Legalizing marijuana sure to impact Michigan employers

September 7, 2018
The battle for legalizing marijuana in Michigan reaches its climax Nov. 6. Read More

Michigan expands list of conditions medical pot can treat

July 10, 2018
| By AP
Michigan regulators have significantly expanded the list of conditions approved for treatment by medical marijuana. Read More

City commission to discuss marijuana facilities

Initiative to opt in to Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Facilities Act could be on November ballot.

June 8, 2018
Grand Rapids may join cities across Michigan in offering medical marijuana facilities for patients. Read More

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