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Map of Michigan Communities Rejecting Marijuana

The Detroit Free Press reports that while 139 Michigan communities have passed ordinances to allow marijuana businesses in, mostly for medical purposes, more than 400 have opted out of the marijuana marketplace and most of those communities are also rejecting growing operations.

Commercial Cannabis Craft Act Would Remove Home Growing Option

Larry Gabriel of the Detroit Metro Times has weighed in with his thoughts on the newly announced Commercial Cannabis Craft Act: Last week an unnamed Michigan group that includes Banks & Company, the Michigan Economic Stimulus Fund, and Minorities for Medical Marijuana announced the Commercial Cannabis Craft Act, which according to a press release is […]

Lessons for Michigan’s Marijuana Market from Other States

Reason Magazine has an interesting article with lessons for Michigan’s marijuana market from states that have legalized: Michigan’s government has struggled with a huge backlog of applications for marijuana business licenses, and regulators drag their feet on creating the rules they plan to inflict on recreational sales. So entrepreneurs and their customers moved ahead without […]

Michigan Commission Recommends No THC Limit

WOOD-TV Grand Rapids reports that a state commission determined that Michigan should not set a limit on how much THC drivers can have in their system before they’re deemed impaired: The commission, whose members were appointed by former Gov. Rick Snyder, includes a representative from the Michigan State Police, a registered medical marijuana patient, a forensic […]

Changes Coming for Michigan Marijuana Laws?

The Detroit Free Press reports that marijuana business interests are preparing legislation that would make significant changes in how the market will operate. Their sweeping proposal — which will face a tough climb in the Legislature because some changes would require a super-majority vote — would make the “gifting” of marijuana illegal; fundamentally change the […]