Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot

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(Worthy News) - Michigan clears a threshold this week as the first state in the Midwest to allow marijuana for more than just medical purposes. In the Nov. 6 election, voters by a wide margin endorsed recreational use by adults who are at least 21. The move comes 10 years after voters approved marijuana to alleviate the effects of certain illnesses. Many supporters believe that decadelong experience, as well as similar legalization efforts in other states, led to victory at the ballot box.

“It’s certainly going to smell like freedom,” starting Thursday, said Detroit lawyer Matt Abel, who specializes in marijuana law and whose office sign says, “cannabis counsel.”

Eleven states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana. Of course, there are many caveats in Michigan and already some tension. [ Source: Washington Times (Read More...) ]

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2 thoughts on “Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot”

  1. Great 😡
    Heard on news about some kids overdosed on medical marijuana gummy bears.
    They ingested enough to treat 10 ppl apiece. They were rushed to emergency room

    Now they push for recreational high?
    Just how dumb are ppl?
    Drugs are drugs, just dont do it

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