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Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Licensing Board met Thursday to consider another batch of applications.


Michigan voters have approved Proposal 1 legalizing recreational possession of marijuana for those age 21 and up.


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Michigan residents who use medical marijuana now have online tools to register and get needed certification from their doctor.

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U.S. officials are reminding travelers that it remains illegal to bring marijuana into the United States at border crossings despite the legalization of the drug in Canada.

Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters previously authorized medical marijuana, will decide if the drug should be legal for any adult 21 and older. 

According to a new study, legalizing recreational marijuana would net half a billion dollars in new state tax revenue over its first five years.

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Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth and Morning Edition Host Emily Fox discuss the week’s political news.


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A Michigan judge has halted plans by state regulators that would have shuttered nearly 100 medical marijuana businesses as part of a newly approved set of licensing rules.

Michigan regulators on Tuesday again extended the deadline for medical marijuana businesses to be licensed, allowing 108 facilities to continue operating while warning that 98 others will be issued cease-and-desist letters if they do not close by the end of the week.

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As both parties continue pumping funds into the 2018 race, Michigan Democrats hope to cash in on another kind of green.

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