Friday, January 11, 2019

State issues recall on marijuana products sold in Detroit and Kalamazoo

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 12:01 PM

As Michigan gets used to the idea of its new marijuana industry, it means we should expect to be getting a safer, state-regulated product in stores. But it also means that Michigan's medical marijuana provisioning centers have come under increased scrutiny. On Thursday, the Michigan's Department of Licensing and...

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Here's a list of Detroit's legal, licensed marijuana provisioning centers that survived the crackdown

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Medical marijuana provisioning centers are finally getting licensed, and a handful of them are operating in Detroit. However, those that are unlicensed were supposed to have been shut down before Jan. 1. That crackdown should put a big squeeze on patients who depend on them for their medication. It...

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Dan Gilbert launches Trump-like Twitter attack on 'Free Press' after investigation

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 8:01 PM

Like other powerful men — like President Donald Trump, say, or Elon Musk — Detroit's Dan Gilbert just can't seem to help himself when it comes to Twitter. The billionaire used the platform on Thursday to retaliate against The Detroit Free Press following a lengthy investigation the paper published...

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Feces spill forces NB I-75 closure in Monroe County and we are so grossed out

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 1:24 PM

One thing is true of traffic and it is that it is always shitty. This morning's three-lane backup on northbound I-75, however, was actually shitty. Like, as in feces. As in... the roads were covered in human shit. For more than two hours poor Monroe County suffered a fecal...

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More than half Michigan marijuana patients admit to driving while 'a little high,' study finds

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 11:59 AM

A new study from the University of Michigan found that more than half of the medical marijuana patients surveyed fessed up to having driven while under the influence of cannabis. According to its findings, 56 percent reported driving within two hours of using marijuana, 51 percent said they drove...

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Michigan's Republican Supreme Court chooses Dem to be chief justice

Posted By on Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 9:57 AM

Before 2019, the GOP held a 5-2 majority on the Michigan Supreme Court, which in most cases would render it a rubber stamp for whatever deranged, constitutionally questionable legislation the GOP-controlled legislature dreamt up. But it wasn't. In two notable cases last year, two Republican justices joined Dems in...

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

This new app will pay you $15 per hour to get involved with local government

Posted By on Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 3:47 PM

Local government holds an awesome amount of power. The loud-mouthed orange man who appears on national news every day doesn't regulate our local schools, utility services, and water sources. It’s the local boards that often go overlooked by news coverage and ignored by the public that are charged with many...

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Will Detroit finally get a Tee Grizzley and Big Sean collab?

Posted By on Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 1:56 PM

Tee Grizzley is giving fans hope that they may someday receive a collaborative track with fellow Detroit rapper and Def Jam Recordings artist, Big Sean. Shortly after one fan tweeted at the rapper asking for a “banger” from the two Detroit stars, Tee was quick to respond: “I’m waiting...

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Study finds that Michigan has the worst roads in the U.S.

Posted By on Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 1:51 PM

A software company has come up with a new methodology to tell us what we already know: Michigan has the worst roads in the country. In a piece published by Medium, the San Francisco-based computer vision software company lvl5 recently released a report ranking of the best and worst roads...

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R. Kelly faces new criminal investigation following dream hampton's Lifetime doc

Posted By on Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 9:31 AM

Less than a week after the premiere of Surviving R. Kelly, alleged pedophile R. Kelly now faces a new criminal investigation in Georgia, where he has been accused of running a sex cult. Produced by Detroit native dream hampton, the six-part series aired on Lifetime over three-nights, exploring the...

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