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Marijuana Business

Proposal Would Shut Down All Michigan Cannabis Dispensaries

Within ten minutes of the start of the second meeting of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Board, former MSP Sergeant Don Bailey made a motion to close ALL medical marijuana dispensaries and associated businesses within two weeks. It didn’t get much better from there. The meeting was held in the […]

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Medical Marijuana

Second Meeting Of MMFLA Licensing Board Is Today

At 1:30 today in East Lansing the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will host the second public meeting of the MMFLA’s Licensing Board. The Licensing Board consist of five members, all selected by the Governor, the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority Leader. At the first meeting, […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Michigan Primary Election Bodes Poorly For Marijuana Community

Michigan’s primary election was held Tuesday, August 8, and in two large cities pro-marijuana candidates were not advanced to the November election. In Lansing’s Mayoral race, two candidates have secured positions on the November ballot: current State Representative Andy Schor (68% of the vote) and current Council member Judi Brown […]

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Marijuana Business

Lansing Council To Debate New Dispensary Ordinance On August 14

Proposed regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries would prevent Lansing from issuing any licenses until 2018, and the draft ordinance outlining that program will be debated with public input on August 14. The City Council approved the meeting in a 5-3 vote on Monday evening, as reported by the Lansing State Journal. […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Lansing Candidates And Marijuana – A Primary Election Primer

On August 8 voters will select candidates in primary elections all across Michigan. In Lansing the issue of marijuana law reform is especially hot and prevalent to the upcoming electoral contest. Lansing will vote in the primary on August 8; the general election will be held on November 7. Courtesy of the […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Jeff Sessions Sued Over Marijuana’s Schedule 1 Status

Four American citizens and one organization have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the classification of marijuana as having no medical value, specifically naming U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and DEA head Chuck Rosenberg as Defendants. Marijuana, or cannabis, is federally classified under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) as a Schedule […]

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Medical Marijuana

Latest Update On Marijuana Raids In Gaylord, Michigan

More details are becoming available from various news sources about marijuana raids Monday evening in Gaylord by Michigan State Police and other agencies, including the identity of the medical marijuana distribution centers who were targeted. Seven people were arrested and MSP troopers “expect to arrest more,” per news reports. The names were […]

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Marijuana Business

Seven Arrested In Gaylord Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raids

Local television is reporting that seven people were arrested yesterday inraids on five Gaylord area medical marijuana distribution centers, per 9 and 10 News. Their report includes this statement: Seven people are in jail after a Northern Michigan drug team raided five Otsego County marijuana dispensaries. After two months of investigating, […]

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Medical Marijuana

Gaylord Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Raided, Again

Social media is blowing up with reports of a new round of raids by Michigan State Police against medical marijuana dispensaries in the Gaylord area. There are no reports from traditional media but photographs are being circulated of blue MSP vehicles at two Gaylord facilities, including Cloud 45. Photos were […]