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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 state department is taking a little longer to release medical marijuana licensing rules. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


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The state announced the price tag Friday for applications to grow, sell or transport medical marijuana. The application fee will be 6-thousand dollars. It’s a one-time, non-refundable fee. That’s on top of up to 5-thousand dollars that municipalities can charge for an application.


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The city of Lansing began accepting medical marijuana provisioning center applications on Thursday. 

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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. 


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A Referendum Petition aiming to stop Lansing’s Medical Marijuana Ordinance has been determined invalid. WKAR’s Karel Vega reports.

The state has reversed its decision when it comes to letting medical marijuana dispensaries stay open while they wait for a license. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


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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.

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A petition drive to block a new medical marijuana ordinance in Lansing has failed. 

 


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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.


Various signs of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing.
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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.


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If you plan to operate a Medical Marijuana business in Lansing, the city now has applications available online for you to fill out.  


Various signs of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing.
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The state’s licensing department has started to release details about the future of medical marijuana regulation in Michigan. Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth has more.


Various signs of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing.
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Medical marijuana users who buy from dispensaries will need to find a new source by December 15th. Cheyna Roth reports.

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