Michigan midterm voters have followed the precedent set by nine other states already legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
The cash crop is expected to bring in enormous revenue for Michigan with marijuana and edibles subjected to a 10 per cent tax in addition to the state’s regular six per cent sales tax.
Those funds will be a boon to help fund schools, roads, local governments and FDA-approved research on the medical benefits of cannabis for military veterans struggling with PTSD and other conditions.
Michigan state officials showed the measure passed with 58 to 42 per cent with 55 per cent reporting, according to BuzzFeed.
Michigan voters said yes to Prop 1 which legalized recreational sale and use of marijuana