State approves local medical marijuana dispensary – WILX

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) — The state of Michigan is giving its first official green light to a Lansing medical marijuana business.

The state Bureau of Marijuana Regulation approved the HG Lansing dispensary on Oakland Avenue on Friday.

It’s one of 10 dispensaries to get city approval and the only one now with both city and state approval.

The remaining nine could get dual approval in two weeks.

Meanwhile, the bureau will soon have to expand its role now that recreational pot is legal in Michigan.

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