Tag: Safer Michigan Coalition

Initiatives to Legalize Cannabis Approved in Oak Park and Hazel Park, Michigan

Voters in Hazel Park and Oak Park, Michigan, have approved initiatives to legalize recreational cannabis. In Hazel Park the initiative was approved 62% to 38%, and in Oak Park it was approved 52% to 48%. Both initiatives were introduced by the Safer Michigan Coalition. As with initiatives approved last year in the Michigan cities of …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Placed on November’s Ballot in Berkley, Michigan

An initiative to legalize cannabis in Berkley, Michigan has officially qualified for the November ballot, according to Tim Beck, director of the Safer Michigan Coalition. If approved by voters this November 4th, the initiative will legalize the possession, use and transfer of up to an ounce of cannabis for adults 21 and older. Similar initiative …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Placed on August Ballot in Oak Park, Michigan

A city-wide initiative to legalize the possession, use and transfer of up to an ounce of cannabis by those 21 and older has been officially placed on this August’s ballot in Oak Park, Michigan, after the city verified that well more than enough signatures were submitted to put the proposal to a vote. The organization …

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Enough Signatures Collected to Put Cannabis Legalization to a Vote in 10 Michigan Cities, 1 County

Advocates have collected enough signatures to put the legalization of recreational cannabis to a vote this year in 10 Michigan cities as well as a county.  “That state of Michigan is ripe for change,” says Tim Beck, co-founder of the Safer Michigan Coalition, the organization behind the initiative drives. Oak Park, Hazel Park, Utica, Lapeer, …

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