Category Archives: Michigan

People in Jail for Cannabis While Legal Market Booms is “The Height of Injustice”

CANNABIS CULTURE – “It is really the height of injustice to have individuals still incarcerated in your state on marijuana-related offences at the same time as you have a booming legal cannabis industry,” says Sarah Gersten, executive director for Last Prisoner Project. Sarah Gertsen EXecutive Director of the Last Prisoner Project The Michigan Cannabis Prisoner […]

Lil Wayne’s Cannabis Line Now Available In Michigan: What To Know

Some Michigan dispensaries will be receiving a supply of rapper Lil Wayne’s new cannabis line, which launched in stores Friday. The cannabis line, called GKUA Ultra Premium, will offer various products and strains at select Michigan dispensaries. GKUA Inc. had a successful launch in California in December, bringing to market some of the highest natural […]

Ohio Medical Marijuana Users Crossing State Line Into Michigan For Cheap Deals

Ohio marijuana card holders have repeatedly told The Coumbus Dispatch, both on the record and in private, they travel to dispensaries north of the state line to save money. Patients consistently list price as one of the biggest obstacles to buying the drug in Ohio. “In Ohio, you’re being charged double the price you pay […]

Marijuana-Infused Food Goes Gourmet with Michigan Cannabis Chefs

Two Michigan chefs are flipping the script on cannabis cuisine. Taking marijuana munchies beyond the gummies and chocolates at the dispensary, a Muskegon-based duo is offering gourmet cannabis-infused meals. Michigan Cannabis Chefs — run by Nigel Douglas and Lynette and Cory Roberts — are bringing farm-to-table fine dining to homes across the state. The business […]

Mother Suffering With Cancer Inspired Sons to Open Cannabis Dispensary

Ryan and Cory Nemeth searched for a medicinal alternative to help their mother, who was suffering from lung cancer. After undergoing radiation and chemotherapy, they found cannabis was an option that helped her. “We saw amazing results,” Ryan Nemeth said, citing pain reduction and overall happiness. “We started juicing with her…we did smoothies with marijuana.” […]

Medical Cannabis Blazed a Trail for Cannabis in Michigan. Now, Recreational Takes the Lead.

Medical marijuana started the conversation in Michigan. It changed perceptions of the long-illegal cannabis plant and helped set the course for Michigan’s eventual full marijuana legalization in 2018. Marijuana, many learned between 2008 and 2018, was no longer just for “stoners.” It’s now generally accepted by most states that marijuana has medicinal uses. THC, the […]