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Opposition to Michigan Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Have a Leg to Stand On

Last month, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Michigan turned in some 365,000 signatures in an attempt to get on the November 2018 statewide ballot. If successful, the measure would legalize cannabis possession, growing and purchasing by those 21 years of age and older. As you can imagine, there is opposition to this plan. As you can also imagine, the opposition is having a hard time articulating exactly why the system of black market sales is better than a system of legal, regulated sales. Scott Greenlee, the president of Healthy and Productive Michigan, was recently on a...

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Michigan Activists Have Gathered Over 200,000 Signatures Already

Getty Voters in Michigan are getting closer to finally having the opportunity to vote on marijuana legalization in the 2018 election. Even though the next election is over a year away, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in Michigan has been working hard over the last few months to gather the needed number of signatures – 252,523 – before their 180-day window was up. At this point they have officially gathered over 200,000 signatures – and they hope to have 350,000 signatures or more by October, with their deadline in November. Last year, efforts to legalize cannabis in...

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