35 dispensaries seeking to open in New Buffalo Township at Indiana state line in cannabis gold rush, new high for … – The Times of Northwest Indiana

Joseph S. Pete

Northwest Indiana and greater Chicagoland residents have long flocked to Southwest Michigan for beaches, sand dunes, wineries, craft breweries and farmstands.

Harbor Country, a getaway filled with summer homes, Airbnbs and outstretched beach blankets, is starting to lure visitors with a new form of recreation.

The Rolling Embers, URB and The Bloomery cannabis dispensaries recently opened off Exit 1 on Interstate 94, the first exit past the Indiana/Michigan state line. King of Budz, a chain with locations in Monroe, Ferndale and Detroit, also is building out a retail store just off the interstate highway there.

JARS Cannabis is slated to open on U.S. 12 in New Buffalo just across the state line in the shadow of the Welcome to Michigan sign in May. Pharmhouse Wellness, a dispensary with a location in Grand Rapids, also will open a mile north on U.S. 12 this spring.

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