Marijuana in Michigan

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In 2008, Michigan voters approved medical marijuana use. Ten years later, Michigan voters may be asked to legalize recreational marijuana use.

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As both the city of Lansing and the state of Michigan prepare to initiate new guidelines regarding medical marijuana, the WKAR News team is reporting on all angles.

We are also updating this section with stories on the push to legalize marijuana statewide in 2018.

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Michigan officials have shuttered 40 medical marijuana businesses across the state.

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

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On Wednesday, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs' Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation director Andrew Brisbo updated WKAR's Brooke Allen about the business licensing process. He also discussed a deadline on February 15. 

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Plans are moving forward for an industrial park in mid-Michigan where marijuana would be grown.


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.