And while a majority of legal states only allow the cultivation of six cannabis plants per individual, MI will allow 12.
The North Dakota initiative was also unique in requiring "automatic expungement of the record of an individual who has a drug conviction for a controlled substance that has been legalized".
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.
MI voters have passed an initiative to legalize marijuana. He says they will now turn to helping communities opt out of having to allow retail pot businesses.
Amendment 2 follows the footsteps of previous state medical legalization. Per the Associated Press, the 4 percent sales tax would fund veteran health services. We do know that the proposal's passing doesn't mean you can walk outside and buy weed at this very moment.
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However the separatists responded on social media claiming that this was a government organised scheme to deter attention. The separatists have ordered curfews and closed down schools to protest President Paul Biya's French-speaking government.
"Western and northeastern states have led the way on legalizing marijuana, but the victory in MI powerfully demonstrates the national reach of this movement", said Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance.
Several states were added to the growing list of legal places to smoke marijuana.
Voters in four states are casting ballots on measures to legalize marijuana Tuesday, further testing the Trump administration's stance on the subject following the federal government's reversal of Obama-era law enforcement policies.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in some form in Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Washington, D.C. Additionally, 30 states offer some form of medical cannabis. Canada last month became the first industrialized country to legalize recreational cannabis. Possession of marijuana by minors would be treated the same as possession of alcohol. In Wisconsin, voters in towns across the state came out in support of legalizing both medical and recreational pot, possibly setting a precedent for statewide legalization.