Stateside: COVID-19 and the UP; Holland’s Tulip Time returns; recreational cannabis Up North
Today on Stateside, Michigan state Representative Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Upper Peninsula. Also, a look at the difficulties recreational marijuana shop owners have had opening up in Traverse City. Plus, after a long year, a West Michigan tulip festival blooms again.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
State Rep. Cambensy on the impact of COVID-19 on the UP
- Representative Sara Cambensy is a Democrat serving the 109th District in the Michigan House of Representatives.
As COVID spread, tourism boomed in the wide open spaces of northern Michigan
- Bugsy Sailor is the owner of the Upper Peninsula Supply Co. in Marquette.
Long-running Tulip Time festival returns to Holland after 2020 cancellation
- Gwen Auwerda is the executive director of the Tulip Time festival in Holland.
Patchwork nature of local cannabis ordinances frustrating to shops looking to expand into recreational market
- Max Johnston is an assignment editor and reporter for Interlochen Public Radio. He's also a fill-in host for Stateside.
- Matt Abel is an attorney and the founder and senior partner of Cannabis Counsel, a law firm that specializes in marijuana-related cases. He's also the executive director of Michigan NORML, a marijuana advocacy group.