CORUNNA — Observant travelers of the M-21 corridor have undoubtedly noticed a new building rising from the earth in front of Corunna’s East Town Plaza at 2550 E. Main St. across from Meijer.
Unlike the new Frankenmuth Credit Union building going up down the road at 2267 E. Main, adjacent to Home Depot, this new construction doesn’t have a cheery sign out in front touting it as the future home of anything. However, it has been confirmed by Corunna City Planner/Assessor Merilee Lawson to be the future site of a Skymint Brands cannabis dispensary.
Per Lawson, Skymint is one of five companies to have been issued a license to operate as a “marijuana provisioning center/retailer” within city limits since the passing of an amendment to the city’s marijuana facilities ordinance (Ordinance No. 21-02) allowing such storefronts on April 5 of last year.
As of yet, none of these licensed operations have opened for business. Skymint’s city license was originally issued May 20, 2021, and is set to expire on the same date this year, which may shed some light on the timetable in which the company plans to have the store up and running, though it can