Tag: Michigan

Michigan Communities to Vote on Allowing Weed Businesses

Municipalities across Michigan on Tuesday, Nov. 5, are expected to vote on whether to ban, allow or limit recreational marijuana business within their borders. Michigan community voters in November 2018, by a 56%-44% margin, voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana possession, personal use and businesses, such as retail stores, growers, testing facilities, transportation and […]

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Dozens of Michigan Cities Ban Cannabis After Statewide Legalization

The 2018 midterm elections resulted in a victory for Michigan voters in support of Proposal 1, the legalization of cannabis for recreational use. However, some Michigan cities are being total buzzkills. At least 60 municipalities have opted out of allowing recreational marijuana sales, according to Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. In metro Detroit, this includes Grosse Pointe, […]

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Michigan Governor-Elect May Forgive Weed Crimes

Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer will pursue executive action or legislation to free inmates and expunge criminal records for those convicted of marijuana crimes that will become legal under the state’s pending recreational marijuana law, she indicated recently. “I think that the people of Michigan have said that for conduct that would now be legal, no one […]

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Michigan Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Marijuana legalization has passed in Michigan, with Proposal 1 garnering 57.7 percent of the vote, and 53 percent of the precincts responding as of Wednesday morning. At 11:30 p.m. on Election night, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol campaign declared victory. Supporters gathered at the Radisson hotel in downtown Lansing Tuesday night to celebrate […]

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11 New Conditions Qualify for Michigan Medical Marijuana

Several medical conditions have been added to the list of ailments that qualify for medical marijuana treatment in Michigan, which votes on full legalization this November. You can find those, as well as the previously-established conditions, below. The 11 new conditions approved are: •    Arthritis •    Autism •    Chronic Pain •    Colitis •    Inflammatory Bowel Disease •   […]

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Progress Felt by Michigan Cannabis Activists

DETROIT  — Even with ongoing arrests of growers and users, marijuana legalization is making some headway in Michigan Cannabis. This week, leaders of a statewide campaign to put a legalization question on Michigan ballots in November 2018 said they’d gathered at least 360,000 signatures, well more than the 252,523 required by law. Last week, marijuana was a surprise winner […]

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