The production, sale and use of marijuana-infused beer, wine and spirits would be banned under a bill that unanimously passed the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on Wednesday.
Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, said the bill is necessary as Michigan voters may soon vote on whether to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use.
“This is happening in Colorado and should the ballot proposal pass in November, we’re going to end up with it here,” Jones said. “It’s a recipe for disaster.”
Colorado is the only state that allows for marijuana-infused beer, but it’s only a nonalcoholic version made by the inventor of the popular Blue Moon beer. There is also nonalcoholic wine that has been infused with marijuana.
There are a wide variety of marijuana-infused edible products on the market, including gummies, baked goods, juices, gum, even dog treats. There are some marijuana-infused craft beers and wines that contain cannabidiol for