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City of Berkley Plans to Accept Marijuana Applications in 2020

June 22nd 2019

City of Berkley Plans to Accept Marijuana Applications in 2020 (City of Berkley, June 22, 2019) The Berkley City Council took the first steps Monday toward approving a temporary extension that will effectively “opt in” Berkley at the end of the year to begin accepting applications for recreational and medical marijuana businesses. The extension prevents […]

Royal Oak Twp Voters Say No to Pot Shops, Other May 7…

May 7th 2019

Royal Oak Township Voters Say No to Pot Shops, Other May 7, 2019 Election Results   (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 7, 2019) Clawson, Oak Park, Royal Oak Township, and Walled Lake, MI – Royal Oak Township voters decided against allowing marijuana-related businesses, defeating the May 7 Proposal 1 with 29.44% voting yes, and 70.56% voting […]

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana…

April 25th 2019

Former State Senator among those Campaigning for Marijuana Business in Royal Oak Township, Mel Farr Site Under Consideration (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 25, 2019) Royal Oak Township, MI- Former State Senator Virgil Smith Jr. is among those pushing for a ballot initiative that would allow recreational marijuana businesses in Royal Oak Township. If the ordinance […]

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot

April 25th 2019

May 7, 2019 Election: Royal Oak Township Millage and Marijuana on the Ballot Royal Oak Township, MI – Voters in Royal Oak Township have two ballot measures on the May 7, 2019 election. Ballot Language is as follows: General Operating Millage Renewal Shall the Charter Township of Royal Oak be authorized to continue the previously […]

Holly Area Community Coalition Encourages Kids to Make Good Choices

April 2nd 2019

Holly Area Community Coalition Keeping Kids Safe (Nick Klempp, April 2, 2019) Holly, MI –Check out our “Get Involved Guide” for more stories about local organizations. Thank you to Bosco Lounge for sponsoring this series. The Holly Area Community Coalition, whose office is located in the Karl Richter building, has been servicing the community for […]

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 […]

Royal Oak Hosting Work Session for Discussion on Marijuana March 4

February 23rd 2019

Royal Oak Hosting Work Session for Discussion on Marijuana March 4 (event page) Royal Oak, MI – The Royal Oak City Commission will meet on Monday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 315 at City Hall, 211 S. Williams, for a work session on legalized marijuana. Adult-use (recreational) marijuana was approved by voters statewide […]

Berkley City Council Hosting Town Hall on Marijuana Feb. 19

January 22nd 2019

Berkley City Council Hosting Town Hall on Marijuana Feb. 19 (City of Berkley, Jan. 22, 2019) Berkley, MI – The Berkley City Council has scheduled a town hall meeting to provide information regarding the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (Proposal 1) and obtain resident feedback pertaining to whether marihuana establishments should be allowed […]

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). […]

Berkley Delays Decision on Marijuana Related Businesses

November 30th 2018

Berkley Delays Decision on Marijuana Related Businesses (City of Berkley, Nov. 30, 2018) Berkley, MI – The City Council and city administrators received a number of inquiries regarding how a proposed ordinance for marihuana establishments might be implemented in the City of Berkley. Council members felt more time was needed to understand state policies and […]