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Marenisco approves limited recreational marijuana activity


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MARENISCO — Members of the Marenisco Township Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to approve an ordinance allowing recreational marijuana enterprise within the limited area of the former Ojibway Correctional Facility.

The unanimous vote, with all members present, included related action that will change zoning in that locale from Commercial 1 to Commercial 2.

The vote followed a public hearing that drew fewer than 20 people to the community room of the Marenisco Township Hall, and inspired inquiries but no real protest.

Monday’s outcome was the culmin...