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Poll: 56% of Michigan Voters Support Initiative to Legalize Marijuana, Just 38% Oppose

According to new polling, a strong majority of likely voters in Michigan support an initiative to legalize marijuana which is being voted on this November. The survey, commissioned by The Detroit News and WDIV-TV, shows that 56% of likely voters support Proposal 1, with just 38% opposed. Only 6% of voters are undecided, meaning that even if …

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Marijuana Legalization Initiative Officially Placed on November Ballot in Michigan

An initiative to legalize marijuana in Michigan has been officially placed on this November’s general election ballot. After proponents of the initiative submitted well more than the required number of signatures, the legislature was given the option of passing it into law, or placing it on the November ballot. Lawmakers today officially chose the latter …

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Poll: 61% of Michigan Voters Support Initiative to Legalize Marijuana

Michigan voters will have the opportunity this November to legalize marijuana, and according to new polling they are poised to do so. According to a new poll released by Michigan State University’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (their State of the State Survey), 61% of Michigan voters support legalizing marijuana for adults, with 34% undecided …

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Marijuana Legalization Initiative To Be On November Ballot In Michigan

Enough valid signatures have been gathered in Michigan to place a marijuana legalization initiative on this November’s general election ballot. The Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has submitted an estimated 277,370 valid signatures for their marijuana legalization initiative, according to the Bureau of Elections. This is well more than the 252,523 needed to place the proposal …

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9 States Have Legalized Cannabis – Here Are the 5 States Most Likely to Become #10

Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maine, California and Nevada have all legalized marijuana, and Vermont’s Legislature just approved a bill to join this list. Which state will be #10? Below is a list (in no particular order) of the top five states we believe are the most likely to legalize marijuana next, becoming the 10th …

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Michigan: Enough Signatures Gathered to Put Marijuana Legalization to a Public Vote

Marijuana legalization advocates in Michigan have gathered enough signatures to place the issue to a vote of the people during the November, 2018 general election. The Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced this week that it’s gathered over 360,000 signatures on their initiative to legalize marijuana for everyone 21 and older. This is well more …

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Michigan: Over 100,000 Signatures Collected on Marijuana Legalization Initiative in Less than Two Months

In less than two months supporters of a Michigan initiative to legalize marijuana have collected over 100,000 signatures. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol must collect 252,523 signatures by May 30th of next year in order to put their marijuana legalization initiative to a vote of the people during the November, 2018 election. They …

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The 5 States Most Likely to Legalize Marijuana Next (and by 2018)

Washington and Colorado legalized marijuana in 2012. Oregon and Alaska followed in 2014. In 2016, Massachusetts, Maine, California and Nevada joined the movement. Here’s a look at the five states most likely to be next, and by the end of next year.   Vermont Last year Vermont’s Senate became the first in U.S. history to …

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Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Passed by Michigan Legislature

Michigan’s full legislature has given approval to a package of bills that would establish a legal framework for medical cannabis dispensaries, supplied by licensed cultivation centers. The proposals would also legalize medical cannabis edibles, to be sold by dispensaries. Although medical cannabis has been legal in Michigan for years, the passage of the bills is …

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Michigan Marijuana Possession Laws

Michigan Marijuana Possession Laws:   Any amount for personal use: Penalty: Misdemeanor with up to 1 year in jail and/or a maximum fine of $2,000.   Any amount for personal use (in a park): Penalty: Misdemeanor or felony with up to 2 years in prison and/or a maximum fine of $1,000.   Use of cannabis: …

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