Michigan’s medical marijuana licensing board has been criticized as too slow at approving licenses. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to abolish it and replace it with a new regulatory agency meant to speed up the process.
Michigan Medical Marihuana Licensing Board member Don Bailey, a retired cop, has drawn the ire of industry advocates who accuse him of unfairly opposing licensing requests. He says he’s just watching out for public safety.
States that legalized recreational marijuana say low prices have pushed local producers to sell out-of-state on the black market.
The Democratic governor is signaling a less restrictive approach to pot licensing than under Gov. Rick Snyder. Critics say she will be held accountable for any downside to the state’s pot laws.
The Michigan Legislature has one week left before its two-year term ends. A number of bills, including requiring public employee unions to vote to recertify and banning home growing of marijuana, died for lack of votes.
Thursday marks the first day adult Michiganders can legally smoke recreational marijuana. Where they’ll get it? That’s another story. Here are 9 things you need to know about the new law.
The home counties of some of the Michigan's biggest universities gave a big thumbs up to Proposal 1, legalizing recreational marijuana.
Here’s what you can - and cannot - do now that voters have overwhelmingly approved recreational marijuana
Welcome, legalized pot. So long, gerrymandering. Democrats and women score big victories, as ballot measures all pass. Republicans hold onto Legislature, promising divided government.
Proposal 1 language includes provisions to keep marijuana off school property and prevents pot-infused edibles from being packaged to appeal to kids.
It is difficult to predict how much tax revenue Michigan could expect from legalizing pot. But predictions of a $500 million windfall for the state are misleading.
In the first of three reports on ballot measures, Bridge begins with marijuana: Who is behind efforts to fund and oppose it, its risks and benefits, and its impact on communities.
Interest groups, individuals, and businesses fund the legalization campaign. One group funds majority of their opposition.
Officials from Michigan’s local governments on both the right and left say they’re not shouting “reefer madness,” but have practical concerns about how to regulate pot businesses in their communities.
Voters are likely to approve recreational pot in November, but you could be fired simply for having traces of the drug in your system. What you, and your company, need to know.
Marijuana legalization in other states has been a disaster, claims a Michigan surgeon.
Three statewide Michigan ballot proposals will appear in November, ranging from legalizing recreational marijuana to voting and redistricting reform. Bridge offers a quickie guide to their pros and cons, and who is funding them.
For three weeks, I traveled the marijuana highway from Colorado to California and up to Washington. Most like the taxes pot provides and shrug off worries about legalization. But it’s not a cure all.
Michigan officials may find a plethora of riches soon. Will they spend it on roads, schools or tax breaks?
The latest research shows pot is less dangerous than tobacco or alcohol, but it’s not without health risks. Here is what you should know before Michigan votes on legal weed.