Michigan is poised to approve recreational marijuana on the November ballot, according to a new poll commissioned by local media outlets. Michigan voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use and use the taxes from sales to fund things like road initiatives and education funding.
By a margin of 56.2 percent-38.0 percent, Michigan voters support legalizing recreational marijuana, the WDIV and Detroit News poll found. Only 5.8 percent of voters remain undecided. These numbers have remained consistent for the past two years, their reports said.
Only voters over the age of 65 are sharply opposed to the marijuana proposal.
The same poll found that Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer has a strong lead over Republican candidate Bill Schuette.
Here’s a look at what the proposal would do if approved:
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