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

New organization advocates for marijuana businesses

Michigan Cannabis Industry Association to offer membership meetings, networking opportunities.

February 1, 2019
There is a new alliance to advocate for the interests of both recreational and medical marijuana businesses in Michigan. Read More

Marijuana shops, approved by voters, now face regulatory gauntlet

With recreational users currently having no legal means of purchasing, law enforcement officials worry of growing black market.

February 1, 2019
Possessing and growing large quantities of recreational marijuana are now legal under a ballot proposal passed by voters in November. 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