Cannabis News Box

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...

Wisconsin employers ponder over cannabis policies following legalization in nearby Illinois and Michigan

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 19, 2019

Progress is being made in Wisconsin's cannabis market. Despite the fact that the Wisconsin Uniform Controlled Substances Act still lists cannabis as a Schedule I hallucinogenic substance, lawmakers pushed for medical cannabis legalization in September. Going one step further, a bill to decriminal...

Almost 1,000 Michigan communities opt out of recreational cannabis sales

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 25, 2019

Within the next two months, the people of Michigan will be able to legally purchase recreational cannabis inside licensed stores. However, the plant will not be available to purchase in every community. The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) published emergency rules in July that meant the ballot l...