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DDA Recommends Against Marijuana Provisioning Centers Downtown

Friday, December 15, 2017

As the State of Michigan begins accepting licenses for medical marijuana businesses, East Lansing's DDA has voted unanimously to ask City Council to defer action on provisioning centers when it takes up the issue next week. Alice Dreger reports. 

First of Two Marijuana Zoning Ordinances Passes in 4-1 Vote

Friday, December 8, 2017

After passionate arguments for and against from members of the public, East Lansing's City Council passed an ordinance specifying where medical marijuana may be grown, processed, transported and tested within the City. Jessy Gregg has the story.

Zoning for Marijuana-Related Businesses Remains Controversial

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Planning Commission heard from citizens with sharply differing opinions on zoning for medical marijuana growing, processing, testing, transport and sales at last Wednesday's meeting.  What will the Commission recommend to City Council? Ann Nichols reports.

City’s Proposed Zoning for Marijuana Businesses Concern Some

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

As the City continues to look at possible zoning for medical marijuana-related businesses within City limits, both residents and non-residents have spoken in opposition to operations near their neighborhoods, and to the medical marijuana business in general. Ann Nichols reports.

Medical Marijuana, Legalization and Science: A Complicated Issue

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Medical marijuana, and clinical medical marijuana have the same legal definition according to the Michigan “Medical Marihuana Act” of 2008. Medical marijuana is any part of the Cannabis sativa plant, or derived compounds from the plant, which have been prescribed by a qualified and registered primary care physician for the purposes of treating a medical condition. The patient must also be registered with and issued an identification card by the Michigan Department of Community Health.

Ask ELi: What's the State of Marijuana Law in East Lansing?

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Recently, an ELi reader asked what the state of marijuana law was in East Lansing, and whether or not it really was legal to possess small amounts of the substance. ELi's Managing Editor, Ann Nichols, J.D., worked on finding out.

City Charter Amendments Both Pass

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

East Lansing's results are now in from City Clerk Marie Wicks, and both City Charter amendments have passed. The results have not been certified, but we have unofficial counts from Wicks.

The Charter amendment on marijuana had 3,079 votes in favor, 1653 votes against, coming to 65% in favor and 35% against.

The Charter amendment on public land sales had 2,458 votes in favor, 2241 votes against, coming to 52.3% in favor and 47.7% against.

This figures include absentee votes but are not yet official.

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