Michigan residents who want to get into the medical marijuana business had their last shot at a training session Wednesday. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports the last session was held in Lansing.
In an about-face, Michigan regulators said Wednesday that medical marijuana businesses can stay open while seeking a state license as long as they have been operating with the approval of their local community.
Medical marijuana dispensaries could be required to have 300-thousand dollars in capitol to open up shop. The state licensing board made its recommendations for financial requirements for medical marijuana licenses Tuesday. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.
A group named Let Lansing Vote organized a petition drive which successfully suspended the city’s new medical marijuana ordinance. They submitted an estimated 6,400 signatures to the City Clerk’s office Friday.
This week on Current State: new efforts to make sure every sexual assault evidence kit in Michigan is tested; advice if your child is frightened by the Las Vegas massacre; meet college students doing good deeds in the face of bad news; learn about the application process for Medical Marijuana businesses in Lansing; learn how people with disabilities are enjoying recreation along the Great Lakes; the MSU/Michigan rivalry helping students with disabilities; find out the surprising places where "Sparty" shows up; and we salute WKAR's Tony "El Chayo" Cervantes with an Hispanic Heritage Month salute.
First segment of "Current State" for October 7-8, 2017.
The future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan could be decided Tuesday. The state Medical Marijuana Licensing Board meets again to discuss whether current dispensaries should be able to get a license. Cheyna Roth has more.