Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Pot legalized in Michigan. Now what?

Midterms and marijuana: These 4 states will vote on legal pot Marijuana legalization on the ballot in four states
Kenny Thornton | 07 November, 2018, 18:59

MI will also levy a tax on the sale of recreation cannabis. Utah and Missouri approved the use of medical marijuana.

Abortion. Alabama voters passed an amendment to the state constitution recognizing "the rights of unborn children, including the right to life", while West Virginia said yes to a measure banning Medicaid from funding abortions, the Los Angeles Times reports. And while a majority of legal states only allow the cultivation of six cannabis plants per individual, MI will allow 12.

People 21 and older will be allowed to carry 2.5 ounces of marijuana on their person, store 10 ounces at home and grow up to 12 plants per residence. The ballot measure comes ten years after MI voters approved the use of medical marijuana.

Unlike precedents set by other states' legalization efforts, North Dakota's Measure 3 didn't touch regulation and possession limits.

With 79 per cent of polls reporting, almost 61 per cent voters in the state voted against the legalization of recreational marijuana use for those 21 and older.

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MI now joins nine other states that have legalized marijuana for all uses: Washington, Colorado, California, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maine, Nevada and Vermont.

Proposition C would have altered state law to place a 2 percent tax on medical weed that would go to veteran services, drug treatment, early childhood education, and public safety in cities with dispensaries. Canada last month became the first industrialized country to legalize recreational cannabis.

MI voters have passed an initiative to legalize marijuana.

Once considered a taboo product, a growing number of Americans support marijuana legalization.

State Senator Coleman Young II attended a pro-recreational pot party in Detroit.

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