TikTok And WeChat To Be Banned From United States On Sunday

WASHINGTON DC - Bytedance's TikTok and Tencent's WeChat social networking apps will be barred from US downloads starting Sunday, the Trump administration said, capping weeks of speculation and efforts by US and Chinese authorities to come to an agreement that would allow the apps to continue operating. TikTok's future in the US has been in limbo since early

By |2020-09-18T09:14:51-04:00September 18th, 2020|News|

Rick Thompson Provides Latest Michigan Cannabis News Updates

ANN ARBOR - Cannabis Advocate Rick Thompson, co-host of Jazz Cabbage Cafe, provides the Four20Post Michigan Cannabis news on Sept. 9. Rick co-hosts Four20Post each Wednesday at 1 pm. You can find archived video interviews at

By |2020-09-09T17:59:39-04:00September 9th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Jamie Lowell Discusses Jazz Cabbage Cafe – Provides Cannabis Political News Updates

ANN ARBOR - Jamie Lowell, co-host of Jazz Cabbage Cafe, joins Four20Post to talk about his weekly podcast that he does with Rick Thompson. Jamie also updates some key Michigan cannabis political news that could lead to cannabis convictions expungement. No jazz, no cabbage, and it's not a cafe... it's a radio show! Tuesday from

By |2020-09-08T19:13:07-04:00September 8th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

Cannabis Grow, Processing Center Coming To Madison Heights

SAN DIEGO—Innovative Industrial Properties Inc. announced the closing of its $6.2 million purchase of property at 29600 Stephenson Highway in Madison Heights and a long-term lease with subsidiary Holistic Industries to open a 63,000 square foot Cannabis processing and distribution center. In addition to the Michigan property, IIP owns and leases to Holistic three other

By |2020-09-06T16:09:56-04:00September 6th, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

State’s Cyber Schools See Enrollment Spike, But Without All Accompanying Funds

LANSING - With COVID-19 concerns hovering over the new school year, parents are ditching their kids' districts and flocking to Michigan's virtual schools. Lighthouse Connections Academy went from 690 students last year to 2,000 students "and still coming in," said superintendent Sherrie Buchzeiger, and it could go up to 3,500 students based on who has

By |2020-09-01T18:18:55-04:00September 1st, 2020|News|

ITC Michigan To Begin Helicopter Power Line Inspections In Mid September

NOVI - If you see a helicopter flying low over the ITC transmission lines in a week or so, don’t panic. It’s the electricity transmission company inspecting the towers and lines. Tentative dates are September 7-11, weather permitting. The helicopter patrols are conducted to provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system that is

By |2020-08-31T09:18:38-04:00August 31st, 2020|Featured, News|

Deloitte Donates To Fund Education In Original COVID-19 Hot Spots

STAMFORD, Conn.—The Deloitte Foundation, the charitable arm of the global accounting and business advisory firm, announced the donation of $600,000 to nonprofit organizations in eight original COVID-19 hot spot locations across the country. The intent is to assist those from underrepresented backgrounds and under-resourced communities, primarily students of color, to persist on pathways to college

By |2020-08-23T15:35:29-04:00August 23rd, 2020|Featured, News|

Marijuana Regulatory Agency Announces Workgroup To Discuss Licensing, Taxes

LANSING - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency has scheduled on Sept. 21 a workgroup to discuss and provide suggestions on the marijuana licensing process related to the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act and the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act. The deadline to email your request to participate in the licensing stakeholder workgroup is Monday,

By |2020-08-21T09:47:17-04:00August 21st, 2020|Marijuana Business, News|

U-M Study: Facial Recognition Tech In Schools Should Be Banned

ANN ARBOR—Facial recognition technology should be banned for use in schools, according to a new study by the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy that cites the heightened risk of racism and potential for privacy erosion. The study by the Ford School's Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program comes at a time when

By |2020-08-15T14:38:55-04:00August 15th, 2020|News|