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Cerebral Palsy Added to List of Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana

March 11th 2019

Cerebral Palsy Added to List of Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana (LARA, March 11, 2019) Lansing, MI- The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has approved adding Cerebral Palsy to the list of debilitating medical conditions set forth in the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008. Cerebral Palsy was approved by LARA after the Medical […]

LARA Embraces “Marijuana” Spelling, Announces Bureau to Regulate

December 6th 2018

LARA Embraces “Marijuana” Spelling, Announces Bureau to Regulate (LARA, Dec. 6, 2018) Lansing, MI- With the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (Proposal 1) becoming state law today, the Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) announced that the regulation of adult-use marijuana has been added to the newly-renamed Bureau of Marijuana Regulation (BMR). […]

Ferndale Library: Cannabis in the Community Discussion June 19

June 16th 2018

Ferndale Library: Cannabis in the Community Discussion June 19 FERNDALE, MI– Residents can educate themselves about medical marijuana at the Ferndale Library this Tue, Jun 19. The Ferndale Community Garden is a medical marijuana caregiver center that works to educate their community about natural ways of healing as an alternative to pharmaceuticals. This presentation and […]

Lathrup Village Town Hall on Medical Marijuana April 14

April 9th 2018

Lathrup Village Town Hall on Medical Marijuana April 14   Lathrup Village, MI – MEDICAL MARIHUANA TOWN HALL INFORMATION SESSION •• SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2018 9 TO 11 A.M. CITY HALL COMMUNITY ROOM 27400 SOUTHFIELD ROAD LATHRUP VILLAGE, MI 48076 •• THE LATHRUP VILLAGE CITY COUNCIL INVITES THE PUBLIC TO AN INFORMATION SESSION ON MEDICAL […]

Ferndale to Consider Ordinance for Medical Marijuana Businesses

March 19th 2018

Ferndale to Consider Ordinance for Medical Marijuana Businesses (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 19, 2018) Ferndale, MI- The City of Ferndale is moving forward with a proposed ordinance that would allow two medical marijuana related businesses to operate in the city.  A public hearing on the proposed ordinance change is scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018 […]

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park

January 16th 2018

Marijuana Facility Ordinance Final Vote Tuesday in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Hazel Park City Council is expected to vote on the second reading of zoning ordinances to allow medical marijuana facilities to open in the city under the current Michigan permitting process. The ordinances passed on first […]

Medical Marijuana Facilities One Step Closer in Hazel Park

January 10th 2018

Medical Marijuana Facilities One Step Closer in Hazel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 10, 2018) Hazel Park, MI- Hazel Park is one step closer to being ready to accept applications for medical marijuana facility permits. City Council voted Tuesday to accept the first reading of ordinance 01-18 to add Chapter 17.21 to the code, setting […]

Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants

December 13th 2017

Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants (LARA, Dec. 13, 2017) Lansing, MI – The Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) will be ready to accept applications for medical marihuana facility licenses beginning this Friday, December 15, 2017. The department is prepared to accept applications for all license types – grower, processor, […]

Holly Taking Time to Weigh Both Sides in Marijuana Decision (Video)

June 16th 2017

Holly Taking Time to Weigh Both Sides in Marijuana Decision (Video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 16, 2017) Holly, MI – The Village of Holly Council heard a presentation Tuesday about what new laws mean for municipalities that chose to opt in or opt out of allowing medical marijuana businesses, but no vote has been taken […]

MML#7 Livonia … Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation

October 10th 2016

MML#7  Livonia Chief Assistant Attorney Shares Insights on Marijuana Regulation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 9, 2016) Mackinac Island, MI – Communities across the state are trying to stay abreast of how the Medical Marijuana Act and subsequent case law and legislation impacts them.  Some officials welcome the efforts to cultivate medical marijuana based businesses, others […]