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WKAR Special Report: Marijuana in Michigan
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Michigan voters will decide whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

An industrial park intended for growing medical marijuana in mid-Michigan is starting to take shape.

Huge Pot Farm Coming To Great Lakes Region

May 31, 2018
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Canada is moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, and officials say it could happen this fall. As suppliers gear up for the change, a 1 million-square-foot pot greenhouse being built near Lake Ontario is raising some concerns. Great Lakes Today's  Angelica Morrison reports from the town of Niagara on the Lake, which has been best known for wineries and a summer theater festival.


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Republican legislative leaders are at odds as a deadline nears to enact a marijuana legalization measure or let it go to a statewide vote in November.

On the April 28-29, 2018 edition of Current State: new information in the case against an MSU Dean; a one-on-one with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver; gluten-free diets; a free recordings of nationally televised concerts in East Lansing and more. 


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The Latest on Michigan ballot initiatives (all times local):


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Michigan's elections bureau says enough signatures have been gathered for ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for recreational use and repeal a law requiring higher wages on state construction projects.

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Ann Arbor is temporarily halting new medical marijuana dispensaries after more than 30 recently applied for permits to operate in the city.

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The organizers of a marijuana rally in Ann Arbor hope this year's event will be the last before cannabis is legalized in Michigan.

State legislators have stalled an attempt to repeal a statute that regulates vehicular transportation of marijuana.

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Former Michigan State defensive tackle Craig Evans joined Current Sports host Al Martin on the air Thursday afternoon, coming to the aid of head coach Mark Dantonio in light of the ESPN "E:60" report. The report details alleged mishandling of sexual assault claims within Dantonio's program. Evans played for the Spartans from 2014-15 before leaving the program due to "personal reasons" back in April of 2016. Evans says that he was kicked-off the team due to problems with marijuana use. 


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An official says a pending lawsuit by a business group over medical marijuana regulations in Detroit means the industry will be on hold in the city until it's resolved.

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On WKAR's "Morning Edition" with Brooke Allen, Lansing city clerk Chris Swope said the city has received no applications to operate a medical marijuana business in the coming year.  He also said there may be more changes to the newest ordinance tonight.


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A Michigan judge has thrown out a case against two former corrections officers who lost their jobs after being arrested and charged with possession of marijuana-infused butter.

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A ballot committee proposing to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan is set to submit more than 360,000 voter signatures in a bid for a statewide vote in 2018.

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