Blind drawing determines GR medical pot pitch order

Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids city planners have determined which medical marijuana growers, transporters and dispensers will get to take the final step toward approval.

City officials brought in a mesh drum for the lottery-style drawing Friday. Each of the 81 applicants’ addresses was taped onto a ping pong ball that was loaded into the revolving drum, then picked out by an official wearing a blindfold emblazoned with the city’s logo.

There were eight rounds of drawing which led to the following results:

FIRST DRAWING

  1. 3425 Plainfield NE
  2. 3510 E. Mall Drive SE
  3. 3423 Plainfield Ave. NE
  4. 1336 Scribner Ave NW
  5. 1815 Alpine Ave. NW
  6. 3250 Plainfield Ave. NE
  7. 4162 Eastern Ave. SE
  8. 701 Ann Street NW
  9. 3555 Lake Eastbrook Blvd SE
  10. 2900 S. Division Ave.
  11. 3222 Plainfield Ave. NE
  12. 709 Michigan Street NE
  13. 2850 S. Division Ave.
  14. 2741 28th Street SE
  15. 715 Michigan Street NE
  16. 2733 28th Street SE
  17. 2619 28th Street SE
  18. 330 Ann Street NW
  19. 2455 29th Street SE
  20. 2350 29th Street SE
  21. 3655 Lake Eastbrook Blvd. SE
  22. 1825 Alpine Ave. NW
  23. 650 Burton Street SW

SECOND DRAWING

  1. 730 Burton Street SW
  2. 670 Leonard Street NW
  3. 2055 Oak Industrial NE
  4. 1940 28th Street SE
  5. 910 28th Street SE
  6. 700 28th Street SE
  7. 829 Wealthy Street SW
  8. 333 28th Street SE
  9. 1628 S. Division Ave.
  10. 647 Burton Street SW
  11. 2919 Breton Road SE
  12. 3950 Stahl Drive SE
  13. 1627 S. Division Ave.
  14. 501 Leonard Street NW
  15. 666 Leonard Street NW suite 1
  16. 517 Leonard Street NW

THIRD DRAWING

  1. 1444 Scribner Ave. NW
  2. 940 28th Street SE

FOURTH DRAWING

  1. 4520 E. Mall Drive SE
  2. 1720 Hamilton NW
  3. 282 Leonard Street
  4. 755 Michigan Street NE
  5. 2700 28th Street SE
  6. 1350 Steele Ave. SW
  7. 1255 Front Ave. NW
  8. 3737 Lake Eastbrook Blvd. SE
  9. 3325 Plainfield Ave. NE
  10. 3767 28th Street SE
  11. 411 Houseman Ave. NE
  12. 1739 Elizabeth Ave. NW
  13. 3525 E. Mall Drive SE
  14. 800 Michigan Street NE

FIFTH DRAWING

  1. 1254 Scribner Ave. NW
  2. 3521 Lake Eastbrook Blvd. SE
  3. 2680 S. Division Ave.
  4. 3515 Lake Eastbrook Blvd. SE
  5. 730 Leonard Street NW
  6. 1708 Elizabeth Ave. NW
  7. 2012 28th Street SE
  8. 435 28th Street SE
  9. 1000 Ken O Sha Industrial Park Drive SE
  10. 1001 Michigan Street NE
  11. 613 28th Street SE
  12. 672 Leonard Street NW
  13. 921 28th Street SE
  14. 2057 S. Division Ave.

SIXTH DRAWING

  1. 1368 N. Taylor Ave.
  2. 3075 Peregrine Drive NE
  3. 1970 S. Division Ave.
  4. 1109 Michigan Street NE
  5. 1133 Leonard Street NE
  6. 727 Leonard Street NW
  7. 401 28th Street SE
  8. 311 28th Street SE

SEVENTH DRAWING

  1. 2340 28th Street SE
  2. 549 Michigan Street NE

EIGHTH DRAWING

  1. 2035 28th Street SE

Getting in front of the planning commission early doesn’t mean automatic approval. Each proposal will face a public hearing so neighbors can share their concerns and insights.

Grand Rapids officials OK’d medical marijuana facilities in July. They created the application system after being overwhelmed by calls and emails of those interested in cashing in on the industry.

Recreational marijuana was approved by voters last fall. The state has until December to work out statewide rules. After that, local communities must come up with their own guidelines.   

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Online:

Grand Rapids medical marijuana webpage

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