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  1. Ron Strider

    MI: Detroit Voters Loosen Medical Marijuana Restrictions After Crackdown

    Detroit voters on Tuesday supported two ballot proposals that will loosen zoning restrictions and other rules surrounding the city's medical marijuana industry. The Detroit Medical Marijuana Facilities Ordinance and Detroit Zoning Ordinance passed with 60 percent and 58 percent of voter...
  2. Ron Strider

    MI: Detroit's Medical Marijuana Laws Could Change In November

    Local religious and community leaders joining forces in Detroit to protest two medical marijuana proposals slated for the November ballot that they say will undo city rules that keep dispensaries away from places like churches and parks. On November 7, Detroiters will decide on two proposals...
  3. Ron Strider

    Michigan Marijuana Proposals Head To The Ballot

    The latest fight over marijuana in Detroit hits the polls on Nov. 7. On an otherwise pretty spare ballot there will be two questions put to voters that arrived via petition initiatives run by a group called Citizens for Sensible Cannabis Reform. Neither of the proposals, as they appear on the...
  4. Ron Strider

    MI: Marijuana Shops Face Hazy Future As Cloud Of Confusion Envelops Industry

    Nine years after Michigan voters approved medical marijuana, government officials and patients don't know which pot shops will be open or closed in coming months because the laws are so confusing. How confusing? On the same day last week when the state announced that existing medical...
  5. K

    MI: Tough Rules Make For Detroit Pot Shop Growing Pains

    Detroit – It's been a year since Detroit put laws in place to regulate medical marijuana shops and as of today, only two have been approved to operate. The strict set of zoning and licensing requirements adopted in 2015 by the City Council went into effect last March. That's when all shops –...
  6. K

    Medical Marijuana Fees Fund Michigan's War On Drugs

    It turns out that Michigan's medical marijuana patient fees – the $60, (previously $100) two-year cost for most patients – have made the Michigan Medical Marihuana Fund flush with cash. And to return the favor, state law enforcement has tapped that fund to aggressively crack down on marijuana...
  7. K

    MI: What Do New Medical Marijuana Laws Mean For Detroit's Many Dispensaries?

    Big changes are coming to Michigan's medical marijuana system. Gov. Rick Snyder has signed new laws that give cities more power to regulate provisioning centers, including deciding where they locate and their hours of operation. For the city of Detroit, officials say that means more...
  8. K

    MI: What Do New Medical Marijuana Laws Mean For Detroit's Many Dispensaries?

    Big changes are coming to Michigan's medical marijuana system. Gov. Rick Snyder has signed new laws that give cities more power to regulate provisioning centers, including deciding where they locate and their hours of operation. For the city of Detroit, officials say that means more...
  9. K

    MI: Detroit Marijuana Dispensary Hosts Voter Registration Pop-Up

    Detroit - An activist group plans to hold voter registrations drives at marijuana dispensaries in what it calls an "out of the box effort" is to boost voter turnout in November. The Michigan chapter of Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network held the first pop-up drive at the House of Zen...
  10. K

    MI: Detroit Marijuana Dispensary Hosts Voter Registration Pop-Up

    Detroit - An activist group plans to hold voter registrations drives at marijuana dispensaries in what it calls an "out of the box effort" is to boost voter turnout in November. The Michigan chapter of Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network held the first pop-up drive at the House of Zen...
  11. StonedGypsy

    StonedGypsy's First Farming Foray!

    Hello fellow farmers, Its my first grow and journal here so a little "green" around the edges, but hey....I'm an eager quick study. So my equipment list is pretty short so far: 6x6x7 tent - Unknown manufacturer (2) 800w Sunnine COB Reflector LED (1) 300w Metal Halide DE Temp 75-77...
  12. C

    New Laws May Close 150 Detroit Pot Shops

    Cop, inspectors visit stores in crackdown Detroit's crackdown on marijuana storefront shops could lead to about 150 fewer shops than existed in the city at the height of the industry, Mayor Mike Duggan said. Teams of city inspectors and police officers have begun visiting stores to enforce...
  13. R

    MI: May You Live In Interesting Times

    March 31 marks a new day in Detroit for medical marijuana. It's the last day for Medical Marijuana Caregiver Centers to apply for a license to operate in the city. Before this, provisioning centers multiplied in a gray area of the law where they weren't exactly legal but were tolerated...
  14. R

    Don't Block Detroit Access To Medical Pot

    A regulatory framework for medical marijuana dispensaries that have proliferated in Detroit makes sense. But that framework shouldn't needlessly shut down businesses that aren't a threat, and it shouldn't insert more confusion into the state's already vague medical marijuana law. The medical...
  15. R

    Detroit Police Plan Medical Marijuana Shop Crackdown

    The Detroit Police Department is planning on big crack down on medical marijuana dispensaries that aren't following the rules. FOX 2 watched as Dez Lloyd was able to walk into dispensary after dispensary empty handed and leave with medical marijuana edibles that under state law and Detroit...
  16. R

    82 Apply To Operate Detroit Marijuana Shops

    Companies like Dank House, Motown Meds and Your Grass Station were among 82 businesses that applied to operate medical marijuana shops in Detroit on Tuesday, when the city's new marijuana regulations went into effect. Of the first 79 businesses that applied for zoning approval, 23 were from...
  17. R

    Detroit Medical Pot Shops Can Apply To Operate In March

    The 30-day window for existing medical marijuana centers to put in a bid to legally operate in in the city launches online March 1, the city's top lawyer said Tuesday. Detroit Corporation Counsel Melvin Butch Hollowell said there are 211 shops operating within the city that have to meet the...
  18. R

    Detroit: Notice Of A Public Hearing Tuesday January 26th, 2016 7pm

    Marijuana Business Owners in Detroit are Strongly encouraged to Attend Date: Thursday January 26th, 2015 Time: 7:00pm EST Place: Northwest Activities Center 18100 Meyers Detroit MI 48235 A full session of the Detroit City Council Hosted by Council President Brenda Jones will take...
  19. J

    Zoned Out? Marijuana Dispensaries Worry About Legal Future

    Joe Brennan faces a lot of the same worries as all businesspeople – sourcing inventory, regulatory headaches, competitors popping up like weeds. But those weeds give Brennan a whole new set of worries. His business? Mindright, a medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit. Brennan said he has...
  20. J

    Zoned Out? Marijuana Dispensaries Worry About Legal Future

    Joe Brennan faces a lot of the same worries as all businesspeople – sourcing inventory, regulatory headaches, competitors popping up like weeds. But those weeds give Brennan a whole new set of worries. His business? Mindright, a medical marijuana dispensary in Detroit. Brennan said he has...