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Recreational marijuana dispensaries have sprouted up all over the State of Michigan since being legalized in 2018.  Yet, many communities have removed themselves from contention for a location by opting out, as permitted by law.  Are these communities overlooking an economic development opportunity?

In this episode of In MI Downtown, we discuss as a case study one community's experience with attracting recreational marijuana dispensaries to its downtown.  Listen in as Marjo Jaroch, DDA Executive Director from Bay City, discusses the real life pros and cons of its downtown dispensaries.
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