Marijuana investments are flowing into Calhoun County. Most communities want no part.

A decade after medical marijuana became legal in Michigan, residents and elected officials alike are still divided on the benefits and drawbacks of legalization. 

But for Marshall, allowing medical marijuana companies in its borders seems to be turning out well.

One grower and processor, Michigan Pure Med, plans to build its headquarters in Marshall. When complete in five years, the headquarters will be a 1.2 million-square-foot facility employing 400.

Plans for three other companies have already been approved; one grower, Green Eden, and two growers and processors, Delta 1 and Cresco Labs. Cresco Labs will employ 100 more at