Medical, recreational marijuana businesses could get green light from Jackson

JACKSON, MI – Even if Michigan voters don’t legalize recreational marijuana in the Nov. 6 election, the city of Jackson could be seeing marijuana businesses inside its borders.

The prospect of prohibiting recreational marijuana facilities was on the council’s Tuesday, Oct. 9 agenda, but the vote was postponed and the council instead directed the city attorney to put together an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities in the city.

To allow medical marijuana businesses, communities must opt into the state program. If recreational marijuana passes, communities must opt out to ban the new businesses.

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