marijuana

Sha'Carri Richardson
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Superstar Olympian Sha'Carri Richardson will not be heading to Tokyo due to a positive marijuana drug test. Is this fair? Also, find out why famed golfer Phil Mickelson says he will never play in Detroit again. 


The Barry-Eaton District Health Department

The Barry-Eaton District Health Department wants to make cannabis access safer for its residents. The department is launching a harm reduction campaign around the drug.


Medical marijuana photo
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The City of East Lansing is directing money made from Michigan's marijuana tax into resources for people struggling with drug abuse.

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Michigan is close to clarifying that veterinarians can consult with pet owners on the use of products derived from marijuana or hemp to help animals' health.

Patrick Campeau photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

Lansing’s first recreational marijuana business opened its doors today.


Marijuana plant photo
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Michigan’s recreational marijuana businesses started selling cannabis Sunday and sold more than $200,000 worth of product. There are now four marijuana stores open for business.


Medical marijuana photo
Dank Depot / flickr creative commons

Ten communities will decide Tuesday whether they want businesses to be able to sell recreational marijuana. Last November, the state passed a law legalizing recreational marijuana. Since then, the issue has slowly been debated in communities at the ballot box. 


Holistic Health is a business that offers medical marijuana exams and renewals on Grand River in East Lansing. After Prop. 1 was passed in 2018 the city council and candidates are faced with deciding what role recreational marijuana will play in the city.
Alec Gerstenberger, WKAR

After Proposition 1 was passed by Michigan voters in 2018, many cities and counties in the state are grappling with how they’ll open their communities to recreational marijuana. That includes college towns like Ann Arbor  and East Lansing, where marijuana has been decriminalized for years.  

A Lansing man has been found guilty of ten federal charges related to selling marijuana from the dispensaries he operated in five Michigan cities.


Requirements for businesses that plan to sell marijuana to adults 21 and older are expected to be clearer under emergency rules released by the agency that regulates the selling and growing of pot in Michigan.

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