Grand Rapids will accept recreational marijuana applications on 4/20
The city of Grand Rapids fully realizes the comic coincidence in opening up applications for recreational pot shops on April 20, which is unofficially and widely recognized as weed day.
But the date was chosen because it is the end of a six-month period that city officials used to research, gather public input and develop and adopt zoning regulations, said Kristin Turkelson the acting planning director for Grand Rapids.
The first Michigan recreational pot shops started selling in December, after voters decided to legalize marijuana during the 2018 election.
The city of Grand Rapids has already approved applications for medical marijuana shops and those that have been granted approval from the planning commission will be able to start operating before April 20.
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