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Ordinance to opt-out of adult-use cannabis sales in Detroit extended after City Council vote

Ordinance to opt-out of adult-use cannabis sales in Detroit extended after City Council vote

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 6, 2020

Michigan advocates unanimously voted to legalize cannabis for recreational purposes during the 2018 election. However, a recreational market is far from blossoming. On Tuesday, January 28, the Detroit City Council made a united decision to continue opting out of legal cannabis sales; a vote saw the city extend its ordinance p...

Medical cannabis facilities in Detroit sue over recreational licenses

Medical cannabis facilities in Detroit sue over recreational licenses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 15, 2020

Marijuana Regulatory Commissioner (MRA) Andrew Brisbo has had lawsuits filed against him by three Detroit-based cannabis facilities. Why? A dispute has arisen regarding local ordinances that outlawed recreational cannabis sales until January 31, 2020. Brisbo, who is an East Lansing resident, has been accused of fai...

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