Michigan Legalizes Recreational Weed on December 6 – Here’s What You Need To Know

Michigan Legalizes Recreational Weed on December 6: Here’s What You Need To Know The 2018 midterm elections yielded significant results for the cannabis industry. Michigan voters just legalized cannabis for recreational use, making it the 10th state in the country to do so. As the 10th most populous state, and…

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Michigan becomes 10th state to legalize recreational pot; other measures pass in Missouri and Utah

By Craig Giammona and Courtney DentchBloomberg The legal U.S. cannabis market just got a little greener. In midterm elections that saw Democrats gain control of the House and reaffirmed Republican control of the Senate, more states also voted to legalize marijuana. The outcome will help expand a U.S. pot market…

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Michigan, North Dakota weigh bringing legal marijuana to Midwest

DETROIT — Voters in Michigan and North Dakota will decide Tuesday whether to legalize recreational marijuana, which would make them the first states in the Midwest to do so and would put conservative neighboring states on notice. More than half the states have already legalized medical marijuana, and Utah and…

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Michigan closed 210 medical marijuana shops in the last 2 weeks. Most were in Detroit

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan regulators said Thursday that they ordered the closure of 210 medical marijuana businesses over a two-week period, largely because their owners failed to apply for a state license by a mid-February deadline or did not receive authorization from their municipalities. Most of the shops — 158…

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Michigan releases symbol to label medical marijuana products

Published: Feb 19, 2018, 10:38 am • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 10:38 am By The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labeling for such products. The symbol is an upside-down…

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Michigan sheriffs using excess from medical marijuana fees to buy raid gear

Published: Jan 8, 2018, 11:05 am • Updated: Jan 8, 2018, 11:05 am By The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Law enforcement agencies across Michigan are using excess state revenue from medical marijuana patient and caregiver fees to boost enforcement efforts as the state prepares to license dispensaries and pot…

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Michigan issues emergency medical marijuana rules

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 8:02 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 8:02 am By David Eggert, The Associated Press LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder issued rules Monday policing medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system. The emergency…

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Michigan marijuana “kingpin” gets 13 years in federal prison

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 8:27 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 8:27 am By The Associated Press BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. — A man described as the “kingpin” behind a marijuana operation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in federal prison. The government says Spencer Ward…

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