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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.

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State Rep. Cambensy on the impact of COVID-19 on the UP

Stateside’s conversation with Rep. Sara Cambensy

  • 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

Stateside’s conversation with Bugsy Sailor

  • Bugsy Sailor is the owner of the Upper Peninsula Supply Co. in Marquette.

Long-running Tulip Time festival returns to Holland after 2020 cancellation

Stateside’s conversation with Gwen Auwerda

  • 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's feature for Interlochen Public Radio and Stateside's conversation with Matt Abel

  • 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.

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