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Mid-Michigan Caregivers on Saginaw Street between Wisconsin Avenue and Sycamore Street inhabits a former automobile parts storefront that has seen better days. I visited on a recent weekday afternoon after two unsuccessful attempts during advertised dispensary hours.
Safe Harbor, which opened in early July after taking over the lease of Capitol City Compassion Club, occupies a large, open storefront that has a community-centered vibe. The co-owners ' one of whom is Mike Malott, author of the “Michigan Medical Marijuana Handbook” ' were overseeing the dispensary when I visited on a recent Wednesday evening.
Washington, 55, is an Eastern High School graduate who took classes at Lansing Community College, which she decided to cut short so she could devote more time to her family. She is a full-time grievance and litigation specialist at the state Department of Corrections and also works part time as a nursing assistant at the Pines Health Care Center.
After ringing a doorbell for entry, KGB has a small waiting room where your credentials are checked. I had visited KGB several times before doing this review, and the staff is helpful and friendly in letting you know if something new has just come in that’s a must-try.
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This Hydroworld location ' one of two ' is nestled in a mostly residential neighborhood, in the shadow of St. Casmir’s Catholic Church. A sign on the entrance to HydroWorld encourages customers to be good neighbors and avoid parking in the church’s lot.
Manzella, a 25-year-old REO Town resident, went to high school in Shelby Township and earned a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from Michigan State University in 2008 and is working on his master’s in public policy at MSU. He is manager of regional programs for the Lansing Economic Area Partnership.
South Lansing’s Tri-Castle Cannabuzz is located on the west side of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just north of Miller Road and, based on my personal experience, is easily overlooked. After several minutes touring this section of MLK, I was able to find this dispensary housed in a simple, unassuming single-story building.
Harold Leeman has been waiting four years to reclaim his 1st Ward seat on the Lansing City Council.“I know a lot of people know my record — it’s a progressive record. Some people need to be reminded of that,” he said. “For the past three-and-a-half years, the ward has not had the representation day in and day out that I gave it.”