Marijuana Legislation

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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Published July 12, 2019

ROSEVILLE — At its regular meeting July 9, the Roseville City Council voted to prohibit businesses involved in marijuana growing or selling for recreational purposes from being in Roseville.

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Published July 12, 2019

WARREN — A move to increase the number of licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries sparked a heated discussion among the mostly lame-duck members of the Warren City Council July 9.

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Published June 21, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — The former Gibraltar Trade Center building and the former Kraatz Florist site in Mount Clemens will be used for medical marijuana purposes, city officials confirmed this month.

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Published June 14, 2019

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On June 13, the township issued a press release stating that Supervisor Bob Cannon will not bring forth an ordinance to permit medical marijuana facilities within township borders. The topic has been discussed on various levels for approximately the last two years.

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Published June 4, 2019

CLAWSON — Pursuant to the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, the Clawson City Council passed a resolution against allowing such businesses in the city in a 3-1 vote May 21.

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Published May 28, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Potential marijuana facilities in the community was the subject of a May 22 town hall meeting at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library Main Branch, 40900 Romeo Plank Road, where proponents and opponents of medical and recreational distribution facilities within township borders made their cases known.

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Published May 7, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — A couple of weeks after Pleasant Ridge passed its own ordinance, Huntington Woods also is looking to bar recreational marijuana establishments from setting up shop in the city.

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Published May 1, 2019

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — In reaction to the passage of a statewide proposal decriminalizing recreational marijuana, Farmington and Farmington Hills city council members voted to temporarily prohibit marijuana establishments from opening within their city limits.

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Published April 30, 2019

PLEASANT RIDGE — The Pleasant Ridge City Commission passed an ordinance opting out of allowing recreational marjuana businesses to establish themselves in the city for the time being.

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Published April 16, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On April 8, the Clinton Township Board of Trustees voted 7-0 to prohibit recreational marijuana establishments within township boundaries.

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Published April 9, 2019

BERKLEY — In an April 1 work session discussion, the Berkley City Council decided to continue its ongoing conversation to potentially allow marijuana businesses into town. At the conclusion of the work session, the majority of the council wanted to continue the conversation about allowing marijuana businesses in Berkley as it relates to both recreational and medical businesses.

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Published April 3, 2019

LATHRUP VILLAGE — Pot proponents will have to step outside of Lathrup Village to purchase their wares, according to a new city ordinance.

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Published March 12, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On March 4, the Royal Oak City Commission held a work session about recreational marijuana that featured presentations from two attorneys and Royal Oak Police Chief Corrigan O’Donohue.

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Published February 26, 2019

PLEASANT RIDGE — The city of Pleasant Ridge has been discussing whether to allow recreational marijuana businesses in town.

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Published February 19, 2019

ROYAL OAK — At 6:30 p.m. March 4, the city of Royal Oak will bring in a panel of experts to the City Hall board room to provide educational presentations about the topic of recreational marijuana.

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