Michigan’s recreational marijuana law, known as the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act permitted the legal sale of cannabis from December 2019.
Having first introduced medical marijuana in November 2008, Michigan became the 10th US state and the first in the Midwest, to legalise recreational cannabis in the mid-term elections of November 2018 (those elections also saw Missouri and Utah adopt legalised medical cannabis laws).
Michigan Cannabis Law
Since cannabis has been legalized in Michigan, adults aged 21 years or older are legally permitted to possess the following:
Michigan Medical Marijuana patients are allowed to possess the following:
But what does this the new law mean for the great lakes states residents looking to grow their own cannabis seeds in Michigan? Let´s take a closer look at the recently implemented Michigan marijuana laws.
The ballot proposal allows people at least 21 to grow up to 12 plants for personal use as long as they don’t sell any of the pot. But how does one start a personal grow without easy access to seeds or plants?
And there is a movement to try and restrict the home grow portion of the ballot proposal. Many Republican lawmakers never supported the ballot proposal to legalize marijuana in Michigan and now want to take a look at tweaking the language of the law.
Their first priority will be working with communities that want to prohibit marijuana businesses in their communities, which is allowed under the ballot proposal.
Abel issued a warning to legislators and others who want to change the legalization of marijuana.
Allowing folks to grow their own marijuana without fear of criminal prosecution is part of the ballot proposal that voters approved on Tuesday, but getting the materials needed to start a home-grow may be a challenge for budding horticulturists.