DETROIT – Michigan voters have approved a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana, making it the first state in the Midwest to do such.
Michigan now will become the 10th state in the union to legally allow the use, cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana. As with the use and sale of alcohol, legal marijuana will be restricted to individuals 21 and older.
This vote to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan comes just 10 years after Michigan voters approved medical marijuana. In 2008, 63 percent of Michigan voters approved medical marijuana, making it