Voters to decide Nov. 6 whether to legalize recreational marijuana statewide.
In 2008, Michigan voters approved Proposal 1, which legalized the medical use of marijuana in the state. Now, 10 years on, Michigan voters will decide whether to go a step further by legalizing the recreational use of marijuana statewide. So how does Michigan’s proposal compare to states that have already legalized recreational marijuana?
The proposal that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot is titled Michigan Marijuana Legalization Initiative (MMLI), and it would allow persons 21 years of age or older to possess and use marijuana as long as they’re not in public or driving under the influence. Should MMLI pass, individuals would be allowed to carry up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana on their person and possess up to 10 ounces at home. They would additionally be allowed to grow up to 12 marijuana plants at their residence.
However, municipalities would be able to limit