Dave Jordano’s fascination with Detroit’s marijuana dispensaries borders on obsession.
DETROIT — With some medical-marijuana stores in Detroit now offering drive-through purchasing, the city’s marketplace for medical pot has spiraled out of control and needs to be regulated, Mayor Mike Duggan said.
Detroit officials want rules for medical pot shops
A growing number of local ballot measures would depenalize pot-related offenses across the country.
Voters in Portland, Maine, have chosen overwhelmingly to approve a ballot measure that eliminates all legal penalties for the possession of up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana by people 21 and over.
Over a three-day period in June 2007, heavily armed SWAT teams, supported by tanks and helicopters, descended on Detroit's Eight Mile Road.
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Voters in Detroit overwhelmingly approved legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana by adults on private property in last month's elections, but according to Michigan Live, local law enforcement agencies are either uncertain what to do or are fully prepared to ignore the will of the voters.
A Detroit-based group hopes a statewide ballot initiative will legalize marijuana in Michigan.