To date, eleven communities across the state have attempted decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, and all eleven have succeeded.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found an encampment and two Hispanic men with guns tending the plants.
Voters in two Detroit-area communities have approved ballot proposals legalizing marijuana for personal use.
Tim Beck is known as the “godfather” of marijuana in Michigan, had successfully led the state-wide initiative five years ago to legalize the use of medical marijuana.
Police said in a release Friday that the most recent incident uncovered building code violations involving electrical, mechanical and building modifications.
Some of the better quotes from the arrest video are from the police officer. “Bags of weed just don’t go missing inside a police car,” said the trooper. “And I’ve got it all on video.”
Supporters of marijuana decriminalization have submitted petitions to place the issue before voters in two northern Detroit suburbs.
They’re gearing up for the 43rd annual Hash Bash at the University of Michigan Diag on Saturday.
“This is part of a strategy to basically pick off, town by town, this issue…”
The chief justice of the state Supreme Court says he’s seen enough medical marijuana cases.