Michigan AG Dana Nessel Eyes Tweaks to Recreational Marijuana Law
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Michigan AG Dana Nessel Eyes Tweaks to Recreational Marijuana Law

Nessel supported the proposal that legalized adult-use cannabis in the state but is left with some legal questions about how to implement it.

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August 6, 2019

Attorney General Dana Nessel and a workgroup she convened are exploring clarifying changes to the recreational marijuana law approved by voters last year.

The law, which appeared as Proposal 1 on the 2018 ballot, legalizes marijuana for those over 21 and creates a regulatory structure to license marijuana businesses, 56 to 41 percent.

Nessel supported the proposal but is left with some legal questions about how to implement it. There are some things “they just didn’t address” in the law, she said, including penalties for some marijuana-related infractions.

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