Plans for marijuana dispensary spark debate in New Baltimore

Posted at 6:52 AM, Apr 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-19 11:46:11-04

NEW BALTIMORE, Mich. (WXYZ) — A dispute over a medical marijuana dispensary and grow operation is growing in New Baltimore.

Residents are worried about what will happen if the businesses move closer to their neighborhoods.

Dozens of them packed a city council meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns.

They say they understand the benefits of having a medical marijuana dispensary, but fear the dispensary could bring "the wrong type of people" to their neighborhoods.

As the issue moves forward, we will keep you updated on what New Baltimore leaders decide.