Despite pot legalization, 250,000 Michiganders still burdened by marijuana convictions

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A quarter of million Michiganders have a marijuana-related conviction on their criminal record. It’s a stain that continues to upend lives years after Michigan legalized marijuana. For decades, police have been arresting thousands of people in Michigan each year on marijuana charges, and in some cases, sending those people to prison — until […]

Family-owned provisioning center sets up shop in Laingsburg

Ronda Liskey and her son Roy have spent most of their lives in the small town of Laingsburg. And if all goes well after opening a pot shop there this month, they might just retire there too. “We’re trying to differentiate ourselves as the regular, non-corporate sort of mom-and-pop shop,” Roy Liskey explained. “It’s small, […]

Four dank products from Lansing’s newest pot shop

The Botanical Co. opened its doors for recreational and medical sales last month near the Capital Region International Airport. And though the family-owned business has yet to harvest its own crops, that hasn’t stopped them from stocking great cannabis products.

Great Lakes Expungement Network to help clear cannabis records

(The Center Square) – Several Michigan law firms, criminal justice groups, and cannabis reform organizations have teamed up to form the Great Lakes Expungement Network to help people expunge records under Michigan’s new “Clean Slate” law.

Seven dank stocking stuffers for the family pothead — and more

This week’s paper is filled with all sorts of unique gift ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Unfortunately, very few of those featured gifts were designed to get you mind-numbingly high. But fear not, Lansing potheads. I made sure we reserved plenty of space for this week’s Lansterdam column to assemble a special stoner gift […]