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Flashpoint 12/1/19: Recreational pot is for sale in Michigan. But is the state ready?

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DETROIT – Proponents of marijuana are thankful -- the first recreational pot is for sale in Michigan. But is Michigan ready?

And after too much focus on union corruption and strike votes, attention is back on the wheels themselves -- from an electric Ford Mustang to Telsa’s Salvo in the truck wars -- to a new movie taking us on a Ford-fueled thrill ride. The buzz is suddenly back.

Related: Legal recreational marijuana officially goes on sale today, one year after Michigan voters approved it

Segment One:

Dustin Walsh, senior economic reporter, Crain’s Detroit Business; Andrew Brisbo, Executive Director, Marijuana Regulatory Agency; Anqunette Sarfoh, Board Member, Michigan Cannabis Industry Association.

Segment Two:

John McElroy, Autoline Detroit; Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies; Henry Payne, Auto Critic, The Detroit News; and Phoebe Wall Howard, Automotive Reporter, Detroit Free Press.

Segment Three:

John McElroy, Autoline Detroit; Sam Abuelsamid, Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies; Henry Payne, Auto Critic, The Detroit News; and Phoebe Wall Howard, Automotive Reporter, Detroit Free Press.


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