Marijuana Legislation

Published January 13, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — The ruling of a Macomb County Circuit Court judge, along with a go-ahead from the Macomb County Election Commission, has resulted in a proposal to amend an ordinance about marijuana establishments being placed on Clinton Township’s March 10 election ballot.

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Published December 27, 2019

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council has approved all necessary ordinances for marijuana businesses to begin applying to open in the city in 2020.

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Published December 23, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 16, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously voted to extend its ban on recreational marijuana facilities in the city from Feb. 1, 2020, to June 1, 2020.

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Published December 19, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — Work has begun on transforming the shuttered Fairlanes Bowling property into a new state-of-the-art medical marijuana facility.

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Published December 13, 2019

WARREN — Mayor Jim Fouts is now vowing to veto City Council action on an ordinance governing recreational marijuana businesses in Warren.

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Published December 10, 2019

BERKLEY — The city of Berkley and its budding association with the marijuana businesses will have to wait just a bit longer.

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Published December 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On Nov. 12, the Royal Oak Planning Commission voted to send a recommendation to the Royal Oak City Commission to allow marijuana facilities for medical and recreational purposes in two zones: general industrial and general business.

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Published December 4, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On Nov. 22, Clinton Township Clerk Kim Meltzer finalized a marijuana ballot petition and forwarded it to the Macomb County Clerk’s Office.

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Published October 29, 2019

FERNDALE — Ferndale has approved ordinance language to allow recreational marijuana businesses.

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Published October 25, 2019

WARREN — At the final meeting of the Warren City Council’s term Oct. 22, with nearly all of its members set to leave office, the group voted to override a mayoral veto of their approved list of medical marijuana dispensary licenses.

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Published October 14, 2019

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council declined to move forward with a first reading of ordinances needed to allow marijuana businesses, deciding instead to gather more information on several topics.

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Published October 11, 2019

WARREN — Legal battles and political intrigue will linger on, but a batch of up to 15 medical marijuana dispensaries are now closer to opening their doors in the city of Warren.

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Published October 8, 2019

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale continues to work toward allowing recreational marijuana businesses.

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Published October 4, 2019

KEEGO HARBOR — On their Nov. 5 election ballot, Keego Harbor residents will be tasked with supporting or rejecting an ordinance to regulate the sale of marijuana in their city.

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Published October 1, 2019

BERKLEY — The city of Berkley is moving forward with a key part of allowing recreational marijuana businesses in its downtown.

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Published September 19, 2019

WARREN — Legal wrangling over medical marijuana facilities licensing in Warren continues to take twists and turns, but it now looks like a batch of up to 15 applications could soon go to the full City Council for consideration.

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Published August 29, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — In 2008 and 2018, voters in Michigan approved the legalization of medical marijuana and recreational marijuana, respectively.

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Published August 27, 2019

CLAWSON — In a 3-2 vote Aug. 20, the Clawson City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to prohibit recreational marijuana establishments in the city. The second reading will take place in September, and if approved, will take effect 10 days after the vote.

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Published August 26, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores City Council will consider an ordinance to regulate the growing of marijuana within the city limits in September, after members said they needed more information before passing an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana growers.

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Published July 29, 2019

LANSING — In November 2018, nearly 56% of voters approved a ballot proposal that would regulate marijuana like alcohol. Now, the state is finally offering both business owners and residents a glimpse of what they can expect once adult recreational use licenses become official.

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