The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs' Bureau of Marijuana Regulation issued the health and safety advisory recall on Thursday, for the products sold at Compassionate Care By Design in Kalamazoo, located at 401 N. Sage St.
The agenda for the City Commission's meeting on Tuesday will see the introduction of an ordinance that would rezone the property at 293 E. Columbia Ave, formerly Spherion, in order to allow a provisioning center to open up.
Less than a year after they approved it, Kalamazoo County's Ross Township is now repealing their ordinance allowing medical marijuana businesses to set up shop.
The Ross Township Board of Trustees approved Ordinance 205 in November of 2017, which allowed medical marijuana growers, processors, testers, and transporters to open for business in the township.
LARA says in a release Monday that they want to clarify the use of “dispensary” and other terms by medical marijuana provisioning centers, in regards to state law. They say that under state law, provisioning centers cannot call themselves a dispensary, pharmacy, or drug store, nor use those and other terms in their advertising.
This year, the City Commission approved allowing medical marijuana facilities to open up within city limits consistent with state law, and the City Clerk announced Thursday that they are awaiting those businesses. The application period runs from June 7 to June 28, and no applications will be accepted outside of that time.
Last week, Republican Representatives Steve Marino, Triston Cole and Joseph Bellino introduced House Bills 5843, 5844, and 5845, which would criminalize the production of marijuana resin via extraction, if the person does not have a medical marijuana processor’s license.