Marijuana Legislation

Published November 19, 2020

WARREN — After 14 months of costly litigation, a collection of lawsuits over medical marijuana dispensary licensing in Warren could be coming to an end.

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Published October 23, 2020

ROSEVILLE — At its regular meeting Oct. 13, the Roseville City Council approved two zoning ordinance changes regarding the establishment of medical marijuana businesses within the city.

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Published October 16, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Marijuana businesses continue to pop up in Hazel Park, in what officials hope will be a lucrative new industry for the small town.

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Published October 7, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Sept. 28, the Royal Oak City Commission voted 5-1 to approve the first reading of two amendments to its recreational marijuana licensing ordinance, which it initially adopted July 27, in an effort to provide a more open playing field.

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Published October 6, 2020

BERKLEY — The city of Berkley has revealed its scores for businesses that have applied for marijuana business licenses, and three will be moving forward to the site-planning phase.

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Published September 22, 2020

BERKLEY — The end of June marked the conclusion of the period for businesses to submit applications to the city of Berkley for a marijuana business license.

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Published September 21, 2020

UTICA — Some residents and city leaders are concerned about the new ballot proposal on the Nov. 3 ballot that would allow a third marijuana facility to be built within feet of two marijuana locations that are already in the works in Utica.

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Published September 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township has established a moratorium on future planning for facilities in regard to cultivating marijuana.

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Published August 25, 2020

CLAWSON — Three petitions pertaining to recreational marijuana gained enough verified signatures to appear on the agenda for the Aug. 18 Clawson City Council meeting.

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Published August 24, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — After responding to a residence a few times for a noise complaint, detectives recently were called out after receiving a tip of a possible marijuana grow operation.

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Published August 24, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Planning Commission approved what could be the first two marijuana dispensaries to open in Utica next year, at its Aug. 5 meeting.

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Published August 11, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — A building near the intersection of Eight Mile and Telegraph roads will soon be turned into a medical marijuana grow facility.

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Published August 11, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On July 27, the Royal Oak City Commission approved the second and final readings of its licensing and zoning ordinances that regulate recreational marijuana in the city. It also established a fee schedule for the limited number of licenses available.

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Published August 10, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Board of Trustees unanimously decided to halt the issuing of permits for residential structure modifications to facilitate the cultivation of marijuana at its July 21 board meeting.

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Published July 21, 2020

LATHRUP VILLAGE — With a sunset date fast approaching, the Lathrup Village City Council is in talks to temporarily extend its decision to opt out of marijuana establishments in the city.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROYAL OAK — In a 5-2 vote July 16, the Royal Oak City Commission approved the first readings of both a licensing and a zoning ordinance aimed at regulating recreational marijuana facilities in the city.

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Published July 7, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield City Council recently unanimously approved the placement of two new medical marijuana facilities.

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Published June 19, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council approved two long-simmering ordinance changes that will allow medical marijuana facilities to be located within the city.

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Published March 13, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — At its meeting March 9, the Madison Heights City Council voted 4-2 to remove ordinance language containing setback footage requirements for medical marijuana facilities.

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Published March 13, 2020

HAZEL PARK — Hazel Park’s first recreational pot shop is now open for business.

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