CAURD applicants hope to open dispensary amid lawsuit

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — Plans to open up cannabis dispensaries are now up in the air after a lawsuit put the process on pause. Our Capitol Correspondent, Amal Tlaige spoke with entrepreneurs based in Rochester who applied for the Conditional Adult Use Recreational Dispensary license, but are facing some obstacles. Judge blocks NY from issuing … Read more

Michigan’s largest cannabis dispensary is opening in a former Mexican restaurant | Canna-Business | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy photo A former Mexican restaurant on the outskirts of Lakeview Square Mall in Battle Creek is the largest cannabis dispensary in Michigan. A former Don Pablo’s Mexican restaurant in Battle Creek that has been vacant for nine years will soon be reborn as Michigan’s largest cannabis dispensary. Pure Roots is behind … Read more

Quality Roots opens dispensary in Waterford Township | Canna-Business | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy of Quality Roots A rendering of the new Quality Roots dispensary in Waterford Township. Local cannabis dispensary chain Quality Roots is set to open its latest location in Waterford Township on Tuesday. The store is planning a grand opening celebration starting at 11 a.m. at the store, located at 1700 Tull … Read more

Cannabis sales in Michigan continue to soar, hitting record high in December | Cannabis News | Detroit

click to enlarge Shutterstock Cannabis sales continue to rise in Michigan. Legal cannabis sales in the state hit a record $221.7 million in December, even as prices continue to plummet. Although medical cannabis purchases are still on the decline, adult-use sales are higher than ever, hitting $208.3 million last month, according to the Michigan Cannabis … Read more

Officials crack down on illegal cannabis sales

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTEN) — Lawmakers are looking at a bill that would penalize stores selling cannabis illegally, also known as sticker stores. These sales began once cannabis became decriminalized in 2021. Sticker stores are unlicensed illicit cannabis stores operating out of store fronts. Daniel Haughney, Director of Investigations and Enforcement at The Office of Cannabis … Read more

Black woman-owned dispensary is among first equity shops to sell adult-use weed in Detroit | Cannabis News | Detroit

click to enlarge Randiah Camille Green House of Zen in Detroit. Detroit’s House of Zen was abuzz with excitement on a cloudy Friday afternoon. Laughs and friendly chatter filled the cozy cannabis dispensary at 14501 Mack Ave. as it began recreational cannabis sales for the first time. Teri Hargrave, who owns and operates the shop … Read more

Solventless rosin vape cartridges offer ‘clean’ weed | One Hitters | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy photo Glorious Cannabis recently launched a line of Icewater Bubble Hash Rosin. You’ve probably heard of “clean” eating, or choosing fresh, unprocessed, chemical-free food. But what about “clean” weed? That’s the idea behind a wave of new products hitting the cannabis space in recent months. Rochester Hills-based Glorious Cannabis recently launched … Read more

Icewear Vezzo will perform at inaugural cannabis awards ceremony in Detroit | Cannabis News | Detroit

click to enlarge Kahn Santori Davison Icewear Vezzo. The Weed Bar Award Show may be the first cannabis event of its kind in Detroit. Rather than focusing on the bud itself, the inaugural celebration aims to show “cultural appreciation” for brands and retailers positively impacting the weed industry. Presented by STIIZY, the Weed Bar Award … Read more

Detroit’s Cloud Cannabis is now offering adult-use sales | Cannabis News | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy photo Cloud Cannabis is now open for adult-use sales at its Detroit location. Adult-use cannabis sales are finally legal in Detroit, which means we no longer have to drive to the suburbs to get our weed. Approved dispensaries that previously required medical cards are rolling out recreational sales, including Cloud Cannabis. … Read more

You can finally buy legal weed in Detroit | Cannabis News | Detroit

click to enlarge Randiah Camille Green House of Dank’s Fort Street location is one of the first adult-use dispensaries in Detroit. At long last, licensed dispensaries are allowed to sell adult-use cannabis in Detroit. The city’s first dispensaries to sell cannabis for recreational use opened for business on Wednesday to anyone age 21 or older, … Read more