Michigan Marijuana Information
Michigan allows the legal use of medical marijuana. The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008 made it legal to grow and use marijuana for debilitating medical conditions. Voters spoke loudly, with all 83 counties and 63% of citizens voting yes.
“AN INITIATION of Legislation to allow under state law the medical use of marihuana; to provide protections for the medical use of marihuana; to provide for a system of registry identification cards for qualifying patients and primary caregivers; to impose a fee for registry application and renewal; to provide for the promulgation of rules; to provide for the administration of this act; to provide for enforcement of this act; to provide for affirmative defenses; and to provide for penalties for violations of this act.”
The Michigan Medical Marihuana Program (MMMP) is the state registry program for patients. Users are encouraged to carry their paperwork in case they encounter law enforcement.
Michiganders have come out in force with MILegalize leading the march to legalize recreational cannabis, and as of November 6th 2018, Recreational Cannabis has been legalized for adults! Keep your eyes peeled for more information as it becomes available! If you find yourself in a pinch with the law, check out our Michigan Cannabis Lawyers page for help!
Michigan Marijuana Dispensaries
Is Marijuana legal in Michigan?
YES, as of November 6th 2018, Recreational Cannabis has been legalized for adults! Keep your eyes peeled for more information as it becomes available! Medical marijuana has been legal since 2008
Where can I buy marijuana?
Currently, there are only a handful of legal outlets in Michigan where residents can purchase marijuana.
What is the punishment if I’m caught with marijuana?
Possession of cannabis by adults over the age of 21 is now entirely legal! If you find yourself in a pinch with the law, check out our Michigan Cannabis Lawyers page for help!
I want to apply to get my Michigan medical marijuana card, where do I go?
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, LARA, is the regulatory agency that deals with medical marijuana. If you want more information about requirements, rules and process, check with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, LARA.
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Can get a medical marijuana card if I am not a resident of the state?
No, Michigan law requires that you prove residency by applying with either a valid state issued Michigan ID proving you are at least 18 years of age or valid Michigan voter card.
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