Michigan Man, Michael Thompson, Seeks Parole After Decades In Prison For Nonviolent Pot Offense

A Michigan man who has spent a quarter of a century behind bars for a nonviolent marijuana offense could see a change in his fate this week as a parole board considers his release. Michael Thompson, a native of Flint, Michigan, was convicted in 1994 of selling three pounds of…

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Weed Talk NEWS – Trump Shuts Down a Marijuana Promo, Michigan Surges, and When Do We Vote, Again?

[embedded content] Pro Cannabis Media gives all the marijuana industry news in 15 minutes or less. What is new this week in the marijuana industry?  Join Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media, Curt Dalton of Cannabis.net, Debra Borchardt of the Green Market Report, Solomon Israel of Marijuana Business News, Ry…

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All Eyes on Michigan as State’s New Cannabis Market Surges

Bruce Linton was right.  Michigan cannabis is going to be big, real big. Michigan is one of the states that only recently legalized the use of cannabis and its performance since December 2019, when this happened, has far exceeded expectations. By becoming number five on the list of highest-grossing states…

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Michigan Governor Signs ‘Clean Slate’ Bills

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed a package of bills designed to reform the state’s process for expunging past criminal convictions. The ‘Clean Slate’ bills, as the legislative package of six measures is known, was passed by Michigan lawmakers last month. “This is a historic day in Michigan. These…

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Outdoor Marijuana Grow – Harvest, defoliation, integrity, weather – Michigan cannabis garden 9/30/20

Taking a look that growers of the best garden right before harvest. Talking a little bit about defoliation and knowing what’s best for your own garden. Information and research are at our fingertips at but should always be taken with a grain of salt.. I hope you enjoy if you…

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Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions

Potentially hundreds of thousands of Michiganders could soon be in line to have previous marijuana offenses expunged, thanks to a sweeping legislative package that is on the verge of becoming law. A total of six bills are heading to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk after clearing the final round of…

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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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