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Displaying items tagged: MILegalize

Sunday, 21 July 2019 19:45

CHALLENGING THE SYSTEM: Michigan’s marijuana industry evolves along with attitudes, regulations

When Michigan voters legalized medical marijuana more than a decade ago, advocates hailed it as a landslide victory for patients. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 23 December 2018 15:18

Crystal Ball 2019 Outlook Q&A: Tami VandenBerg, MiLegalize

Years of mobilization around the movement to legalize marijuana in Michigan bore fruit in 2018. Now, Tami VandenBerg, a board member of the organization that helped bring the legalization initiative to voters, predicts the ways the ‘green rush’ will start to reshape the region’s economy. 

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 11 November 2018 21:45

Michigan first of Midwest states to legalize recreational marijuana

Proponents of statewide and local ballot initiatives went four-for-four on election night, establishing a new process for drawing legislative districts, increasing access to voting and dedicating funding for early childhood development in Kent County.

Published in Economic Development

Friday, 25 May 2018 09:00

GR Planning Commission recommends opening city to medical marijuana industry

Planning commissioners in Grand Rapids on Thursday offered regulatory recommendations to bring the burgeoning medical marijuana industry to the city.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 25 June 2017 20:00

Marijuana legalization backers optimistic about putting issue to Michigan voters in 2018

Backers of a marijuana legalization ballot initiative in Michigan say they have the financial and grassroots support necessary to put the question before voters in 2018.

Published in Economic Development