In the city of Detroit, the group Citizens for Sensible Cannabis Reform is weighing its legal options after Wayne County Circuit Judge Robert Colombo, Jr., overturned Measure B, a Detroit medical cannabis initiative aimed at relaxing local control on the city’s medical cannabis industry, on Feb. 16, 2018.
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Entrepreneurs hoping to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Detroit, Michigan, will have to put their plans on hold for the time being. On Feb. 13, 2018, the Detroit City Council voted to impose a 180-day moratorium on new medical cannabis licenses and permits.
Voters in two states chose new governors on Tuesday. Each election — as well as the results of a number of local races across the country — will have huge implications for efforts to legalize marijuana.
On Nov. 7, 2017, voters in the Motor City overwhelmingly voted to approve two Detroit medical marijuana ordinances that peel back restrictions on medical marijuana businesses operating within city limits.
A state marijuana licensing board could decide today whether marijuana dispensaries in Michigan should get to stay open.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., July 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana is quickly becoming a legal multi-billion dollar industry in the United States, prompting new research into multiple aspects of the drug, including both use and production.
In the Wolverine State, the city of Detroit is cracking down on illegal medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits.
DETROIT, Mich., May 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol officially submitted ballot language to the State of Michigan today that would legalize adult consumption of marijuana in Michigan. Signature collection drive is expected to begin shortly after the State Board of Canvassers meets to review and approve the petition language that would place the marijuana legalization initiative on Michigan’s November 2018 statewide ballot.
An EPIC-MRA poll released Friday indicated the majority of voters living in the state would approve a law allowing adult use of the plant.
Only 18 of Michigan’s 83 counties applied for money to enforce the medical marijuana law and educate the public about how it works.
A Fox 2 Detroit news anchor has announced she will retire from the television station to work with a pro-marijuana group in Michigan. Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh, a 22-year veteran of broadcast journalism, is slated to be introduced as a new leader in MILegalize at a fundraiser in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Nov. 2, 2016.
On April 8, 2016, a lawsuit challenging Detroit’s new medical marijuana laws was dropped by the group of medical marijuana dispensaries that had filed the case. Under the new rules, medical marijuana dispensaries are barred from operating within 1,000 feet of a school, park, church or day care.
On Nov. 23, 2015, Green Door Alternative, a medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit, will be giving away free turkeys to those who reside in its southwest neighborhood, living in zip codes 48209 and 48210.