The primary opposition group to Michigan's ballot initiative on whether to legalize recreational marijuana has conceded defeat. Residents would be allowed to grow up to 12 marijuana plants at their home without a license or purchase pot from a licensed business.
"Western and northeastern states have led the way on legalizing marijuana, but the victory in MI powerfully demonstrates the national reach of this movement", said Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, in a statement.
One example of a possible timeline for MI comes from Colorado: Voters approved recreational marijuana in November 2012, but it didn't officially become legal to sell until 2014.
Proposal 1 allows adults aged 21 and older to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana. Possession of marijuana by minors would be treated the same as possession of alcohol.
Impose a 10-ounce limit for marijuana kept at residences and require amounts over 2.5 ounces be secured in locked containers.
North Dakotans passed an initiative allowing the use of medical marijuana in 2016 but the state has been slow to approve dispensaries.
Change several current violations from crimes to civil infractions. Its proposal also levies a 10 percent sales tax on pot sales. More than half of likely voters support the measure, according to recent polling, and MI would become the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana if the measure succeeds.
Supporters estimate proposition one will bring in roughly $130,000,000 in tax revenue each year.
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