City of Berkley Plans to Accept Marijuana Applications in 2020

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…

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…

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

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

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

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

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).…

Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Seeks Ferndale Approval

Medical Marijuana Provisioning Center Seeks Ferndale Approval (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 18, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Prior to the State of Michigan establishing rules for medical marijuana facilities, CLDD, LLC was one of five businesses that had applied for special land use permits in Ferndale to open a medical marijuana related facility. Work being done…

Ferndale to Consider Ordinance for Medical Marijuana Businesses

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…

Four Things to Know for Medical Marijuana Facility Applicants

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,…