(LANSING) – Michigan communities have received money back from marijuana revenues.
The Michigan Department of Treasury say the funds are based on marijuana revenues collected in Fiscal Year 2022, and based on marijuana stores and microbusinesses in a community.
St. Joseph County received $881,300.57. The City of Sturgis was given $414,729.08; Three Rivers and Constantine will each received $207,364.84 and Burr Oak got $51,841.21.
Branch County was given $518,412.10. Coldwater acquired $414,729.68, and Quincy received $103,682.42.
Cass County got $311.047.26. Cassopolis and Edwardsburg each received $103,682.42. Marcellus Township and the Village of Marcellus each got $51,841.21.
The Department of Treasury says over $59.5 million is being given to 224 municipalities and counties in Michigan as part of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act. Revenue were collected from 574 licensees in Michigan cities, villages and townships. Some of the municipalities have more than one licensed marijuana store or microbusiness.