Detroit Michigan's cannabis authorities have granted licenses to 37 entrepreneurs for recreational marijuana businesses, including dispensaries and the city's first consumption lounge, reported the Detroit Free Press. Of these licenses, 13 are earmarked for businesses majority-owned by African Americans, five by women and 21 Detroit residents.

Kim James, director of the Office of Marijuana Ventures and Entrepreneurship (OMVE), praised the recipients, highlighting OMVE's commitment to transparency and fairness in the licensing process. “The Office encourages unsuccessful applicants to continue their pursuit of entrepreneurship and stands committed to offering support and guidance for future licensing opportunities,” James said.

This marks the second round of licenses …

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