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The Corrosion of Public Health

There is a growing concern over the health, cleanliness, and purity of the food and drink we consume in America. Our infrastructure is crumbling, and along with that urban [...]

February 3, 2016

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The Women in Flint Who Stepped Up to Lead

With all the talk about what went wrong and who’s to blame in regard to the water crisis in Flint, any mention of those who exposed the problem has quickly fallen away [...]

January 29, 2016

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Who is Responsible for the Water in Flint?

With the Flint water crisis reaching fever pitch as of late, Michigan is drawing national attention for some very unenviable reasons. For one thing, our state leaders have [...]

January 23, 2016

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Legislation, Regulation, and Preparation

Amidst the medical marijuana rule changes and regulations that seem to be continuously being discussed among members of the Michigan legislature, there are several groups who [...]

January 8, 2016

Legalization or Abrogation?

Since the spring of 2015, two groups have been petitioning to place an initiative on the Michigan ballot for the legalization of recreational marijuana. Both the Michigan [...]

January 6, 2016

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The Green Report: Better options

I started my series of City Pulse dispensary reviews in February with a local shop called Pure Options. So much has changed there, so that I thought I would end the year by [...]

December 23, 2015

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The Green Report: Not in Kansas anymore

South Lansing’s Emerald City may not have a real wizard, but it does have wizards of weed — and plenty of greens to pick from. Emerald City is conveniently located at the [...]

December 9, 2015

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Compassion over Capitalism

Any current discussions about Michigan’s medical marijuana program will undoubtedly include how ‘cloudy’ the law is. The words on the paper have spurred many [...]

December 6, 2015

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Cannabis Tourism

Now that recreational marijuana has finally been legalized in several states, new industries are beginning to develop, and are reshaping both tourism and local economies. [...]

November 13, 2015

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Elections and Politics and Games, Oh My!

Elections can be confusing, confounding, and even disheartening for candidates and for citizens alike. On the local level, our elected officials often make important [...]

November 5, 2015

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