Friday, April 3, 2020

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CITY

Religious freedom lawsuit against City of East Lansing to go to trial later this year

Country Mills Farms filed a religious freedom lawsuit against the City of East Lansing after the city refused them a license to vend at the city's farmers market. The city's license refusal followed the farm excluding same-sex couples to use their farm for weddings. The non-jury trial between Country Mills and the city is set to take place on Sept. 14 at the Western District of Michigan.

CITY

City Council approves marijuana dispensary's site plan

The East Lansing City Council approved changes to the site plan at 1234 E. Grand River Ave. for Pincanna, a marijuana provisioning center. The dispensary was scheduled to be open this spring, but founding partner Rob Nusbaum said because of these revisions its opening may be pushed back.