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Bangor Township joins Bay City in restricting panhandling

Michigan’s 85 year old blanket ban on panhandling, was overturned in 2013.panhaldning

Solicitation is protected under the first amendment, but cities are allowed to restrict it. That’s exactly what some Michigan communities are doing. Continue reading

What changes with marijuana decriminalization in Mount Pleasant

potLaw enforcement officials in Mt. Pleasant say the decision of voters earlier this month to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, won’t have much of an impact on their operations.

Under the city’s charter, adults 21 and older may use, possess, or transfer less than one ounce of marijuana on private property. Continue reading