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Matthew Abel, an attorney with the Cannabis Counsel in Detroit, says there is still work to be done on marijuana laws in the state.
At some point, Congress will have to officially recognize what's going on by reconciling federal law, which still prohibits marijuana in any form for any goal, with state laws that tolerate medical or recreational use.
Michigan's legalization of marijuana could create tension with neighboring IN and OH, where voters soundly rejected a 2015 recreational marijuana measure.
With Michigan voting to legalize adult use, neighbors like OH and IL could soon follow suit to help build a market in that region.
More marijuana. A measure to legalize recreational marijuana in Utah had what the Salt Lake Tribune calls a "commanding lead" early Wednesday. In addition to the public health and safety benefits associated with regulating marijuana, the state will have a significant new stream of tax revenue.
On the MI side of the border, recreational cannabis will not be legal until ten days after election results are official.
"I think it's clear voters across the state understand that prohibition of marijuana has failed and it's wasting millions of dollars of taxpayer resources on enforcing a failed law when law enforcement resources can be used for violent crime, the opioid epidemic, things that really impact the quality of life in our community", said Josh Hovey, a spokesperson with the 'Yes On One" campaign.
Four states are set to vote Tuesday on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes amid growing support for the cannabis industry's entrance into mainstream society.
MI is now one of nine states that allow recreational use of the substance, including California, Colorado, and Washington, D.C.
MI voters approved Proposal 1 Tuesday, which legalizes adult recreational marijuana use in the state, but sales may not begin until 2020.
The measure, which was endorsed by a national organization of black-owned businesses and a group of retired MI law enforcement officers, will create a state licensing system for marijuana businesses and allow cities and townships to restrict them.
A similar measure was defeated in North Dakota, meaning there are now 10 states that allow recreational use of pot. Heidi Heitkamp (D) was strong enough to overwhelm the Measure 3 legalization initiative.
Nationwide, 66 percent of Americans now support the legalization of marijuana according to a recent poll from Gallup. Amendment 2 passed, which allowed doctors to prescribe medical cannabis to patients. Amendment 2 passed by a margin of 66 percent to 34 percent.
It's unclear if marijuana bills could get through the Republican-held Senate. If more than one measure passes, the proposal with the largest affirmative vote will become law.
But that $1.586 billion prize - payable in annual installments over 30 years - came with an up-front cash option of $983 million . The prior Mega Millions jackpot record was $656 million, which was shared by winners in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland.
Demonstrators march past Trafalgar Square on Saturday during the People's Vote March for the Future in London , Britain. Some social media called out several over-the-top signs, including one that said "Hitler would be proud of this Brexit".
I mean we have confused everybody in the world, including ourselves. "I'm just going to wait and watch what happens". But after a pause and some prodding from Swisher , Clinton said , "Well, I'd like to be president".
The Pentagon approved a request for additional troops at the southern border, likely to total several hundred , to help the U.S. In April, frustrated by lack of progress on the wall, Trump ordered the National Guard to help secure the border.
ADP said the economy had added 227,000 jobs in October, with employers reporting they are now struggling to fill positions. As Americans become more confident about their job prospects, they are coming off the sidelines and looking for work.
United States officials have told Reuters the support mission would be coordinated by the U.S. military's Northern Command. Again, without providing evidence, he said there are "many gang members and some very bad people mixed into the caravan".
Another highlight feature is Touch ID , which is now found on as a key on the keyboard, and powered by the company's T2 chip. Lastly, as we are massive audiophiles here at T3, we were also impressed with the new MacBook Air's upgraded audio system.
North Korea stepped up its attack on US-led sanctions, threatening to resume its nuclear programme if the measures aren't lifted. The North Korean foreign ministry, in its latest statement, said, "The improvement of relations and sanctions are incompatible".
Divers were searching an area about 25-35 metres deep, but have been finding fewer body parts than earlier in the week. The search team has the location coordinates but still must confirm that it is the fuselage, he continued.
Apple announced a new Mac Mini at the Apple event on Tuesday, the biggest update the mini desktop has ever received. The faster option is a 3.2GHz 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core i7 , with Turbo Boost up to 4.6GHz for $300 more.
Boeing issues advice over sensors after Indonesia crash
Boeing Russia declined RT's request to comment on the matter, referring to an earlier statement Boeing made following the crash. The Lion Air crash was the first involving the type of plane, which airlines introduced into service past year .
Florida Just Voted for a Major Voting Rights Win
The voters apparently listened , passing Amendment 4 , and re-enfranchising some 1.4 million potential voters. This added to Florida's already lengthy wait list as the state now has a backlog of more than 10,000 cases.
Apple cancels iPhone XR production boost due to low demand
As a result, Foxconn will build 100,000 fewer units every single day than would have happened under Apple's original order. Apple has informed several of its suppliers that expectations should be tempered for orders of the Apple iPhone XR .
Sri Lanka president summons Parliament after PM turmoil
Some 120 lawmakers were expected by Sunday to support a no-confidence vote against Rajapaksa , according to AP count. Details of the alleged plot have not been disclosed and Wickremesinghe has repeatedly denied the accusation.
Stocks slump again, putting S&P 500 back into red for year
Two other giant US companies, Amazon and Alphabet , will report their third-quarter results after the close of trading. Reacting after hours, Netflix dipped 3 percent and Facebook , which reports results on October 30, lost 2.3 percent.
IPhone XR first look: So awesome we’re giving it away!
And for the first time in years, I know exactly what phone I would buy - and what phone you should buy : the iPhone XR . Today's premium phones generally create Portrait Mode photos by using a close-up and wide-angle camera in unison.
Saudi king, crown prince call slain writer Khashoggi's son
A Turkish official said on Monday that the country will go until the end to enlighten the "nefarious murder" of Khashoggi. Turkish media quotes officials saying a team of 15 Saudis removed Khashoggi's fingers, killed him and dismembered him.
Chelsea back Sarri over assistant controversy
Television cameras captured Mourinho muttering what are purported to have been "abusive and/or insulting and/or improper" remarks. Ianni goaded Mourinho after Ross Barkley's stoppage time equaliser - something Sarri was forced to apologise for after the game.
30 people hurt after floor collapse in Clemson
Dozens were injured when a floor collapsed at an apartment complex near Clemson, South Carolina early Sunday morning. He warned his friends and suggested a retreat to the balcony but the floor collapsed before they could make it.