BERKLEY, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – Voters in six Michigan communities, including three in metro Detroit, have passed marijuana decriminalization measures

Eleven Michigan communities had marijuana proposals on the ballot Tuesday. Most called for the legalization or decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Unofficial results show the measures passing in Berkley, Huntington Woods, Mount Pleasant, Pleasant Ridge, Port Huron and Saginaw.

Voters defeated marijuana measures in Clare, Frankfort, Harrison, Lapeer and Onaway.

Voters in Hazel Park and Oak Park passed marijuana decriminalization measures in August. Similarly, voters in Ferndale, Jackson and Lansing approved proposals last year that call on police not to arrest people for possession if they are found with an ounce or less of marijuana, are at least 21 years old and are on private property.

The decriminalization measures put the communities in potential conflict with state law. Michigan bans marijuana use and possession unless it’s medical marijuana.

Voters in Ferndale, Jackson and Lansing approved proposals last year that call on police not to arrest people for possession if they are found with an ounce or less of marijuana, are at least 21 years old and are on private property.

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