First recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Muskegon Heights – WZZM13.com
Medical and adult-use marijuana sales totaled just over $165 Million in revenue in Michigan in August.
It’s a first for Muskegon Heights — a marijuana dispensary is now open for business. The Reef is an adult-use marijuana dispensary, opening nearly a year after the city passed its marijuana ordinance.
“It’s been going very well. We had a strong start,” Director of Operations Rush Hasad says. “Seems like the local residents enjoy their flower and it seems like they enjoy their pre-rolls. Those two categories are doing well for us.”
The Detroit-based provisioning center partnered up with a Muskegon Heights resident to come to town, and after getting approval from the city, the owners started construction in November 2020.
“It’s been great so far,” Hasad says.
Medical and adult-use marijuana sales totaled just over $165 Million in revenue in Michigan in August, and with millions made in tax revenue every year, City Manager Troy Bell says he’s excited to welcome the business to town, along with more in the future.
“It’s one that’s more than 45% minority and 45% local participation in the project,” he says. “We anticipate that there’ll