MI became the 10th USA state to legalize recreational pot use, according to CNN and advocates.
Voters in Alabama and West Virginia passed measures that could pave the way for new limits or a full ban on abortion in those states if the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court overturns the 1973 Roe vs Wade decision that legalized abortion and has been reaffirmed by the court in subsequent rulings.
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.
MI is going to have the first legal recreational marijuana in the Midwest.
Allow individuals 21 and older to; purchase, possess and use marijuana and marijuana-infused edibles, and grow up to 12 marijuana plants for personal consumption. MI is now the 10th state to legalize marijuana for adults 21 and older.
MI is now one of nine states that allow recreational use of the substance, including California, Colorado, and Washington, D.C. Possession of marijuana by minors would be treated the same as possession of alcohol.
It will also be legal to give someone else 2.5 ounces of marijuana.
Change several current violations from crimes to civil infractions. The industry would be subject to a 10 percent tax, as well as a sales tax.
This vote to legalize recreational marijuana in MI comes just 10 years after MI voters approved medical marijuana.
Under Proposal 1, Michigan's state government will create regulations on: labeling and packaging of marijuana and marijuana products; and the advertising and marketing of marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana businesses.
Supporters estimate proposition one will bring in roughly $130,000,000 in tax revenue each year.