Proposed city marijuana ordinance under scrutiny

May 16, 2016: Eric Lacy, Lansing State Journal 9:55 p.m. EDT May 13, 2016 Interim City Attorney F. Jospeh Abood reviews 28 questions, concerns in a meeting that drew about 50 people. Law Department to meet with Police Department next week to discus enforcement issues LANSING -- A medical … [Read more...]

Detroit to hold public hearing on new medical marijuana rules

October 29, 2015: The Detroit City Planning Commission is holding a public hearing on proposed medical marijuana zoning regulations at 5:30 p.m. today at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave. The commission could vote at the meeting to recommend approval of the ordinance … [Read more...]

Fenton adopts medical marijuana ordinance

Fenton — After weeks of debate covering where medical marijuana should be able to be grown, and who should be able to grow it, the city of Fenton has finally ended its five-year long moratorium on medical marijuana, and adopted an ordinance outlining how it can be grown. The ordinance … [Read more...]

Fenton proposes to limit medical marijuana growing in residential areas

FENTON, MI – Medical marijuana patients may grow their own at home, but if they want to raise a crop for others, they'll have to find space in the city's industrial or commercial districts, according to a proposed new ordinance. The proposal has some medical marijuana advocates seeing … [Read more...]

Mount Pleasant approves marijuana proposal but police say it won’t change anything

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI — A Mount Pleasant police officer says a vote allowing marijuana possession in the city will not change enforcement of state laws, but an activist believes its symbolic meaning could help push for bigger changes in the future. Voters approved a ballot initiative Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Marijuana decriminalization approved in Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge, Berkley

Voters in Huntington Woods, Pleasant Ridge and Berkley approved ballot proposals to decriminalize marijuana by wide margins Tuesday. The proposals make it legal for anyone 21 or older to use, possess or transfer up to one ounce of pot on private property. Andrew Cissell of Oak Park led the … [Read more...]

Monroe continues marijuana moratorium

Medical marijuana growers and dispensers will have to wait at least another year before trying to open up shop in Monroe. The Monroe City Council Monday night extended its moratorium on that activity due to the concern over the legality of growing and selling the drug. Under the … [Read more...]

Ypsilanti Township raises concerns over proposed medical marijuana facility

The Ypsilanti Township Planning Commission will consider a proposed medical marijuana facility a Detroit-based company wants to open just off Whittaker Road. The Planning Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the Ypsilanti Township Hall, 7200 S. Huron River Drive. A hearing on a requested … [Read more...]

Attorney general opposes pot proposal

The Michigan Attorney General’s Office opposes a proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana in Port Huron. Matthew Schneider, chief legal counsel for Attorney General Bill Schuette, recommended that Gov. Rick Snyder … [Read more...]

Fenton pushes off medical marijuana moratorium until October

FENTON, MI – The wait for rules on medical marijuana facilities in Fenton will continue to at least October. On Monday, the city commission extended its moratorium until Oct. 1. "We wanted to make sure the city commission had the opportunity to look at the recommendation of the planning … [Read more...]

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