Monthly Archives: September 2018

Michigan County Commissioners Take a Stand on Recreational Marijuana

Michigan County Commissioners Oppose Proposition 18.1 The Branch County Commissioners back on September 26, 2018 took a stand on Proposal 18.1. We are grateful to these leaders, and many more like them, who are saying "Vote No! Proposal 18.1 is bad for Michigan." "COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - On a 3-2 vote, the Branch County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Wednesday which opposes the legalization of marijuana for general use." Read the Story  See other Endorsements Take Action Talking Points

Michigan County Commissioners Take a Stand on Recreational Marijuana2018-10-15T21:45:46+00:00

My 16 Year Old Son Died from Marijuana – Don’t Legalize It in November!

Michigan Father Shares Heartwrenching Story of Losing His Son in 2017 Thank you to this courageous Michigan father, whose 16 year old son died from marijuana use, for sharing his story and concern over this ballot initiative.  My 16 Year Old Son Died from Marijuana My heart is broken. I taught my son that peer pressure is dangerous and that action is never justified because someone else said it was “okay.” Less than one year ago I received a parent’s worst nightmare at my front door: a Police Officer informing me Henry had been in a horrific car [...]

My 16 Year Old Son Died from Marijuana – Don’t Legalize It in November!2018-09-12T01:48:36+00:00

Official Ballot Language for Recreational Marijuana Ballot Proposal

Find below the official ballot language for the recreational marijuana ballot proposal on Michigan's November ballot. Thank you to the Secretary of State and Board of Canvassers for their hard work in narrowing down this language to 100 words, required by Michigan law. It was released on September 6, 2018. Proposal 18-1 A proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers This proposal would: Allow individuals 21 and older to purchase, possess and [...]

Official Ballot Language for Recreational Marijuana Ballot Proposal2018-09-22T03:49:38+00:00

Educator says No to Recreational Marijuana in Michigan

Michigan Children Do Not Want Recreational Marijuana Educator says no to legalizing recreational marijuana. Thank you to this Michigan leader, Teacher Mary Craite with 33 years of experience for her powerful piece on why recreational marijuana legalization is bad for our youth.  The kids in my classroom struggle with battles that adults 10 times their age have never even imagined. I cannot, in good conscience, stay silent on the idea of making recreational marijuana legal in Michigan. It has the potential of being an unnecessary poison to these children, their families, and communities. A poison that you and [...]

Educator says No to Recreational Marijuana in Michigan2018-09-09T03:42:51+00:00

Refuting 8 Arguments on Recreational Marijuana Proposal

Refuting 8 Arguments on Recreational Marijuana Proposal There are common arguments on recreational marijuana that surface as one considers the topic. Many of them are false and misleading. As the state of Michigan considers whether to legalize or not legalize recreational marijuana in November, our Grassroots Director, Matthew Yascolt has taken time to address some of them. How to Answer Arguments on Recreational Marijuana 1) “Marijuana prohibition takes a financial and societal toll on Michigan.” Currently, in the state of Michigan, there are six people in prison for marijuana possession. Marijuana legalization has cost Colorado police more money, as [...]

Refuting 8 Arguments on Recreational Marijuana Proposal2018-09-06T20:59:11+00:00
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