Marijuana legalization: The Michigan ballot proposal in 60 seconds
Mike Thompson, Detroit Free Press
With a last-minute infusion of cash and support that was baked into Proposal 1 from the start, voters decided to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use Tuesday by a comfortable 56-44 percent margin, making Michigan the first state in the Midwest to free the weed.
But voters shouldn’t conclude that marijuana will be readily available or an instant presence on the streets of cities across the state.
Shelly Edgerton, director of the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, said Wednesday