Michigan's recreational marijuana law is expected to take effect by Thursday, Dec. 6, according to state officials.
MLive recently published an article outlining the impact of Proposal 1, the Michigan Regulation adn Taxation of Marihuana Act and its impact on Michigan marijuana law. According to the arcile, Michigan’s recreational marijuana law should take effect on December 6, 2018 according to state officials.
A meeting of the Board of State Canvassers regarding the recent change in Michigan marijuana law is scheduled for today.
As of Dec. 6, adults over the age of 21 can possess and consume marijuana in the privacy of their homes. It remains illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana. The state has one year to develop rules for a commercial marijuana industry in the state, and has to accept the first business license applications in December 2019.
An important point to note regarding the passed proposal for recreational marijuana use in Michigan is that individual cities may opt out of the legalization and these cities can choose to ban marijuana use for recreational purposes.
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory affairs is expected to set forth guidelines to implement the new marijuana laws. This is a quickly developing area of Michigan law, and the legal landscape is still forming.
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