Michigan is again revamping its marijuana social equity program in an attempt to draw more entrepreneurs impacted by the war on drugs into the industry. To date, the program has awarded only two recreational marijuana business licenses – for an event organizer and a retailer – though 172 applicants have […]
The Detroit City Council voted to extend a temporary ban on recreational marijuana sales through March 31 as the city grapples with implementing a social equity program and a burgeoning illicit market. The extension allows “additional opportunity to continue to develop a social equity program,” according to City Councilman James […]
Michigan shamed marijuana users in its latest youth drug prevention campaign, relying on outdated stoner stereotypes to get their message across. Continue reading States With Legal Marijuana Are Spreading Reefer Madness…But Why? at The Fresh Toast.
A city council member has proposed that Detroit extend its decision to temporarily opt-out of Michigan’s newly legal recreational cannabis market while a plan to ensure local participation in the industry is created. The proposed ordinance, introduced by Councilman James Tate at a meeting of the council on Monday, would […]
Interstate marijuana trafficking is about to become more widespread in the Midwest now that legalization has taken hold in Illinois and Michigan for adults 21 and older. Continue reading Smuggling Weed In From A Legal State? Don’t Get Caught By Doing This at The Fresh Toast.
Last Christmas, the gift idea of the season in certain corners of Michigan was cannabis — because buying a $100 chocolate bar, or $200 t-shirt, or some other absurdly priced, everyday item and then receiving $100 or $200 worth of weed as a “gift” was how the (somewhat) legal market […]
Reports are coming in that Michigan’s fledgling recreational cannabis industry is seeing unexpectedly high sales. One dispensary located in the town of Evart saw so many customers that it had run out of marijuana flower within two days of opening. Northern Michigan’s first recreational dispensary, Lit Provisioning Centers, a property […]
More than a year after voters in Michigan approved a measure legalizing pot, thousands of people from across the Great Lakes region lined up at stores throughout the state to make an historic purchase. “I wanted to be a part of history,” said Kelly Savage, a 25-year-old from Columbus, Ohio, […]
CLAYTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Dave Crabill and two business partners started small for their first foray into farming hemp, growing two strains of the now-legal cousin of marijuana on an acre along a dirt road outside the industrial city of Flint. The endeavor was not easy. Flooding from record […]
On Nov. 14, Michigan regulators told medical marijuana businesses they could begin transferring half of their inventory over to the recreational market on the first day of December, which means that people over the age of 21 in the Wolverine State should be able to legally purchase cannabis in just […]