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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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The future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan could be decided Tuesday. The state Medical Marijuana Licensing Board meets again to discuss whether current dispensaries should be able to get a license. Cheyna Roth has more.


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In December, the state will start accepting applications for medical marijuana shops to get licenses. But meanwhile, there’s a dispute over how to deal with the dispensaries that are already open. 

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Lansing City Council passed a measure Monday to include a commission in the city’s marijuana ordinance.


This map shows 26 states and the District of Columbia which currently have laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form.

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Here is a map of 40 medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing, Michigan.

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The latest medical marijuana ordinance was introduced at Monday night’s Lansing City Council meeting, but a public hearing date was not set.

 

 


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A new proposed ordinance on regulating and licensing medical marijuana businesses goes before the Lansing city council tonight.


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Niles City Council voted Monday in favor of a resolution that states the intent to adopt three medical marijuana laws passed by state legislators last year.

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