Just Two Weeks Until These Four States Vote on Marijuana Legalization
In just two weeks and a day two states will vote to legalize medical marijuana, and two other states will vote to legalize marijuana for all uses. Here’s a look at these four initiatives.
We’re just a month away from the November 6 general election. During this election two states will be voting on the legalization of marijuana for all purposes, and two will be voting for the legalization of marijuana for medical use.
Below is a look at these four initiatives.
Recreational marijuana initiatives: Michigan (Proposal 18-1):
Proposal 1, put forth by Michigan’s Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, would allow anyone 21 and older to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana, or up to 10 ounces at a private residence. Those 21+ would also be allowed to grow up to 12 marijuana plants.
In addition, the initiative would establish a licensed and regulated system of marijuana retail outlets. Marijuana would receive a 10% excise tax in addition to the standard 6% sales tax.
North Dakota (Measure 3):
Measure 3, if passed into law this November, would legalize the possession, personal cultivation and licensed distribution of marijuana and marijuana products – including hash and oil – for