2022 Fall Cannabis Guide

Bay County Flexes Green Muscle as Michigan Marijuana Industry Deepens Roots

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Earlier this year, Bay County was the recipient of a blunt sum of $1.4 million from 2021 marijuana tax dollars - its slice of the $42-million-plus pie generated by 2021 marijuana tax revenue in Michigan. Only Washtenaw County, with $1.8 million, received more funds. As the marijuana industry finds its legs, Bay County is among the areas experiencing the positive impact of the emergence of the marijuana industry.

Saginaw has taken notice, joining its neighbors in Bangor Township, Chesaning, Vassar, and other jurisdictions reaping the rewards. As a whole, Michigan has embraced the transition of “weed” to “flower” as shops pop up in Saginaw, Gladwin, Omer, and even Kalkaska, where the Kalkushka Lounge opened earlier this year.

As Bay City shakes out the competition through the balancing process of supply and demand, some shops have closed or merged.  Lume, which boasts 32 stores in Michigan and recently opened in Saginaw, closed its Downtown Bay City store in July. Dispo has consolidated its assets, closing its Fire Creek location and rebranding its Hashish Boyz store at 305 N. Euclid as Dispo Bay City South. Skymint has also downsized out of Bay City, closing its Wilder Road and Downtown locations.

Still, there continues to be an influx of new shops opening around town. 

Remedy Room, which has operated out of Jurupa Valley, California, for the past few years but has ownership interests from the Saginaw area, opened its Bay City store at 712 Washington Ave. on August 8. Remedy Room Director of Operations Spence Anderson looks forward to building a presence in his home state after spending more than 10 years on the West Coast.  “We have a proven track record, we cracked the matrix in Southern California, we’re one of the busiest shops,” he says. “We knew it was over-saturated [here], but we have a different business model, so we’re not too worried [about getting lost in the competition].”

Remedy Room has built partnerships with Rich n Ruthless, a cannabis company owned by Lil Eazy E. With special events being planned for later this year and beyond, Anderson is hoping to bring the rapper and other California personalities that the brand maintains relationships with to the area for special events.

Bangor Township Supervisor Glenn Rowley has overseen the activity over the past three years, as Bangor Township has been one of the leaders in licensing and thus received the lion’s share of Bay County’s windfall tax revenues. “Right now you can buy it cheaper than you can grow it,” he quipped in response to the prices leveling out as the supply-and-demand dance plays out with the thriving commodity.

Bay City native Justin Elias, who owns Puff Cannabis, was around since the early days, and he appreciates how the industry has taken off in the area. “I love what Bay County has done,” says Elias, whose flagship store is located at 1680 Marquette Ave. “They passed the right laws, and Michigan as a whole has excelled – the stigma [about cannabis] has been lifted and the leadership here, especially Glenn Rowley and Bangor Township, has been ahead of the curve.”

As Puff looks to expand on the East Coast and even Missouri in the next year, Elias does not plan on neglecting his home region. “Puff is here to become a household name. We’re creating a lifestyle brand.”

Summer 2022 Cannabis Guide

Sticky Bay Area

2245 S Huron Rd, Kawkawlin

(989) 778-1776

Hours: 12-8pm, Thurs - Mon.

Med only

Accepts Debit, VISA, MC, Discover; no ATM onsite. 

Opened Nov. 2019. Rewards program; Regular deals (BOGO, quantity specials). 



Bud Brothers Cannabis Co.

3392 N. Huron Rd,

(989) 778-3777

Hours: 9am - 8pm M-W, 9am - 9pm Th-Sa, 10am - 8pm Sun 

Med / Rec


Canna Bay

1321 N. Sherman Ave, Bay City

(989) 402-9011

Med / Rec

Six Colo. locations, one Mich. location. Opened Jan. 2021.  



Consume Cannabis

901 Cass Ave, Bay City

(989) 623-9600

Med / Rec

Hours: 10am – 8pm every day

Opened July 28, 2021

Consumer Club Loyalty Program: Receive text messages with deals before they go live on the website. Consumer Club members get 1 point for every pre-tax dollar spent, points that count toward future purchases.

Other MI locations: Alma, Harrisville, Ionia, Lapeer, and Quincy

HQ: Chicago

“We want every consumer to have a better understanding of cannabis and the effects it will have on their body. Education is at the heart of everything we do. We start by making sure our staff has a full understanding of the cannabis laws, products, and consumption methods. Our staff want you to find the cannabis product that is perfect for your needs.” 



Courtside Gardens

1321 Court St, Saginaw

(989) 702-2027


Dank on Arrival

3650 Patterson Rd, Bay City

(989) 778-1461

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite


Diamond Cannabis Company

816 Washington Ave, Bay City

(989) 778-2269

Med / Rec




3843 N Euclid Ave, Bay City

(989) 671-9333

305 N Euclid Ave, Bay City

(989) 439-1972

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite

Curbside & Delivery

Bay City location opened Jan. 2020. Rewards program and 1st-timer specials for all clients. disposhops.com/


Elite Cannabis

3389 S. Huron Rd, #3, Bay City

(989) 439-1711

Med / Rec

Curbside Pickup

Hours: 9am - 8pm every day

Other MI locations in Mt. Morris, Jackson



Essence Provisioning Center

759 E Pinconning Rd, Pinconning

(989) 879-4000

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite

Local owner, one location, opened Mar. 2020. Rewards program and 1st-timer specials for all clients. essencemichigan.com/


Great Lakes Natural Remedies

3465 Sheridan Ave, Saginaw

Two other Saginaw locations opening soon


Green Pharm

200 S Euclid Ave, Bay City

(989) 316-2833

Open 9am - 8pm every day

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite

Offers delivery within a 15-mile radius; $50 min.

Mich. owner; 4 locations (Bay City, Detroit, Kalkaska, Traverse City). 1st timers receive penny pre-roll with purchase; rewards program for med patients. Greenpharm420.com 


High Level Health Marijuana Dispensary

800 Broadway, Bay City

(989) 391-9503

8am - 8pm every day

327 S Main St, Vassar

(989) 882-9101


Cash only; ATM onsite

Company based in Colo.; operates four shops in Mich. (Vassar, Omer, East Tawas, Bay City); Rewards program for all clients. highlevelhealth.com



3446 State St, Saginaw

(989) 252-7530

32 locations throughout Michigan


Motor City Oasis

18 Enterprise Dr. Vassar

(989) 882-9090


Native Son Detroit

408 E. John St.

(989) 574-6217

Grand Opening September 16 

Grand Opening specials September 12-18



Nature’s Holiday

3620 S Huron Rd, Bay City

(989) 402-1519

Hours: 10am - 8pm every day

Med / Rec

Curbside pickup available.

Accepts cash; no ATM. Uses Paytender, which links to a bank account for no-fee transactions.

Local owner; one location. Discount for 1st timers and veterans; rewards program for all clients. naturesholiday.org/


Nature’s Medicines Dispensary

3480 E North Union Rd, Bay City

(989) 301-9718

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite

Based in Ariz., operates ships in Mich., Ariz., and four other states

1st timers receive a discount of 10% (rec) or 15% (med); rewards program for all clients. Wear your Nature’s Medicines T-shirt into the shop on Tuesdays and receive 10% off your order. naturesmedicines.com/d/


Nirvana Center

412 Washington Ave, Bay City

(989) 252-7559


Cash only, ATM onsite


Premier Provisioning Center

910 E. Genesee, Saginaw

(989) 900-0420

664 State Rd, Vassar

(989) 882-9006

1023 E. Caro Rd, Caro

(989) 882-0420


Puff Cannabis Company

1680 Marquette Ave, Bay City

(989) 778-1144

Med / Rec

Hours: 9am - 9pm every day

Cash only; ATM onsite

Local owner, other MI locations: Hamtramck, Madison Heights, Oscoda, Traverse City (med only), Daily specials, customer rewards program. Bay City location opened for medical July 2019 and recreational Jan. 2020. 



Rair Systems

3772 Wilder Rd. 

9 am - 8 pm every day

Opened Sept. 2020

Delivery available; no min., 30% off first delivery order

Other MI locations: Muskegon, Big Rapids; Lowell 

Based in Jackson, MI

"At Rair Co., we understand that an exceptional product starts with an extraordinary process. Our aeroponic growing process ensures the cleanest cannabis and a consistently high-quality experience.”



ReLeaf Center

3054 E. Holland, Buena Vista

(989) 401-9074

144 W Broad St, Chesaning

(989) 323-2071

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite

Company based in Niles, MI; operates shops in Niles, Lapeer, Saginaw, and Chesaning. Chesaning location opened summer 2018. Saginaw location opened spring 2022. Specials for 1st timers, rewards program for all clients, random specials. thereleafcenters.com/



3557 Wilder Rd, Bay City

(989) 778-1348

Cash only; ATM onsite

Owned by Pharmaco Inc.


Remedy Room

712 Washington Ave.

(989) 322-2400

Hours: Mon - Sat 9-9

Opened August 2022

Rec but will pay sales tax for current medical patients.

Opened first shop in Jurupa Valley, CA. Bay City.is first location in Michigan.

Has customer loyalty program. See ad on back page for details about September 11 cornhole tournament.




3976 Wilder Rd, Bay City

(989) 778-1114

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite




700 Gratiot Ave, Saginaw

(810) 243-1269

Med / Rec

Curbside service; ATM onsite

Hours 9am - 9pm Mon - Sat; 11am - 8pm Sun

Currently operates 10 locations in MI. Rewards program for all clients. skymint.com


Smoke Society

3697 Wilder Rd

(989) 391-9877



Sozo Saginaw

2617 Bay Rd.

(989) 771-7697

Curbside Service; ATM onsite

Hours Mon - Sat 10 am - 8:45 pm; Sun. 10 am - 5:45 pm

Rewards program for all clients.

Also has locations in Flint, Muskegon, Cheboygan and Warren.


The Dime Shop

1525 Broadway

(989) 439-1011

Hours Mon - Sat 10am - 8pm; closed Sunday

Locally owned. Opened April 14, 2022.

Has customer loyalty program.


The River Provisioning

101 N. Front St, Chesaning

(989) 334-5410

Med / Rec

Delivery available to surrounding areas


The Station

302 E Huron Ave, Vassar

(989) 882-9298

Med / Rec

Cash only; ATM onsite

Penny prerolls for 1st-time med patients.


Uncle Bud’s Provisioning Center

11 S Huron Rd, Linwood

(989) 564-7040

Med only

Cash only; ATM onsite

Local owner, one location with two other Bay City locations opening soon; 1st-timers receive a nickel preroll with purchase; rewards program for all clients. 



URB Cannabis Dispensary

124 N. Waters St, Vassar

(989) 882-9009

Hours:Open Mon - Sat 9am - 9pm, Sun 10am - 8pm

Based in Michigan. Operates one other location in Monroe.



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