Tag Archives: medical marijuana

Is Ann Arbor as progressive as it’s billed? And, if not, what can be done about it?

A few days ago, I was having a conversation with the mother of one of Alro’s school friends. As she’s relatively new to Ypsi, I asked how she came to be living here, and she told me her story, which started back in California, when she found out that she’d been accepted into a graduate […]

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This might be your last chance to get stoned for a twisted ankle, Michigan

An appeals court today in Michigan found that so-called medical marijuana dispensaries, like those which have popped up all around Ypsilanti during this past year, are illegal. The following clip comes from the Washington Post: Medical marijuana cannot be sold through private shops, the Michigan appeals court said Wednesday in a major decision that strikes […]

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Thank God… American kids can now know the joy that comes with shooting people in the face

In a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the entertainment industry today, ruling that minors had the right to purchase violent video games. The following comes from the LA Times. …”Like books, plays and movies, video games communicate ideas,” said Justice Antonin Scalia in his majority opinion Monday. And he said there was […]

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Depot Town’s Strain of the Day

When I friended Ypsi’s “Depot Town” on Facebook a few days ago, I wasn’t aware that I was, in fact, friending Depot Town’s new medical marijuana dispensary. So, now, I guess, I’m going to be receiving “strain of the day” updates every morning. For the record, I don’t give a shit whether or not people […]

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A new nightclub may be opening soon in Ypsi’s Kresge building

According to the folks at AnnArbor.com, there may soon be a new bar in the old Kresge building, at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Washington Street. It seems as though the owner of a bar called US-12 in Wayne has paid Karen and Eric Maurer to hold the property for 60 days, while he […]

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