Category Archives: Michigan

California-based Kaneh Co. Is Bringing Gourmet Cannabis-Infused Baked Goods To Michigan

When Rachel King decided to expand her California-based cannabis-infused baked goods company Kaneh Co. to Michigan, she says she did it partially because of the Great Lakes State’s huge marijuana market, which reported just under $1 billion in sales last year. There was another reason, too. Like seemingly everyone, she has a connection here. “Michigan’s […]

‘Let’s Talk About A CBD Remedy For Fido,’ Veterinarians In Two States May Now Legally Say To Pet Parents

Earlier this month, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation making her state the second in the nation (after California, in 2019) to legalize veterinarian consultations with pet owners “on the use of marihuana or industrial hemp” in medications. That green light to discuss (though not recommend) CBD medications is a big deal, says Dr. Trina […]

Michigan Cannabis Sales Near $1B In First Year Of Adult-Use Sales

Cannabis sales in Michigan spiked during December, bringing the total to $984.6 million for 2020. Medical cannabis sales accounted for $474 million for the year, while adult-use sales reached $510.7 million, according to New Cannabis Ventures citing data from the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency. Combined cannabis sales, including medical and adult-use, for December amounted to […]

New Michigan Law Allows Vets To Consult About Cannabis For Pets

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed into law a new bill that will allow veterinarians to consult with pet owners about the use of marijuana and industrial hemp for their animals. House Bill 5085, sponsored by Rep. Greg Markkanen (R- Hancock), opens the way for veterinarians to ask pet owners about exposure to marijuana in their […]

Wiping Slate Clean For Marijuana Offenders Opens Doors

As CEO of Common Citizen, one of Michigan’s largest cannabis producers, I can tell you firsthand the state’s new Clean Slate law is a game-changer that will benefit families, communities and our state’s economic resurgence. Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last month, the Clean Slate law expunges criminal records of those convicted of certain cannabis-related […]

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.” […]