Parents against recreational marijuana

Michigan Sheriffs Stand Against Legalized Recreational Marijuana

Michigan’s Sheriffs Say No to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana   Lansing, MI: 73 of Michigan's County Sheriffs are making a public statement today in releasing their names to support Healthy and Productive Michigan's efforts to defeat Proposal 18.1 which aims to legalize recreational marijuana. They join the Michigan Sheriffs Association, Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police, Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals, and the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan in endorsing this campaign. Scott Greenlee, President of Healthy and Productive Michigan said, "Michigan Sheriffs recognize the danger that legalized recreational marijuana means for our children and communities. We are [...]

Michigan Sheriffs Stand Against Legalized Recreational Marijuana2018-10-19T12:32:54+00:00

Kalamazoo Man involved in Murder over Marijuana Theft?

Kalamazoo Man involved in Murder over Marijuana Theft? Early in October of this year, marijuana was a big topic in a Kalamazoo Courtroom: "KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Prosecutors have issued a murder warrant against a 27-year-old Kalamazoo Township man accused of fatally beating another man he said was trying to steal his medical marijuana. "The victim, a 52-year-old man, died Tuesday, Oct. 2 after he was critically injured Sunday..." Read the story Take Action Talking Points

Kalamazoo Man involved in Murder over Marijuana Theft?2018-10-13T22:21:48+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

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

Michigan Father Loses 16 year old son – Due to Recreational Marijuana

This Michigan father understands the significance of recreational marijuana and its availability to our youth. His 16 year old son, Henry died with it in his system. Read his story.  "Henry MacDougall, who had traces of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in his body, died after his vehicle crashed into a semi-truck and trailer at the intersection of US 31 and Sugar Grove Road in Sherman Township. MacDougall was westbound on Sugar Grove Road and failed to stop for the intersection. "MacDougall was “dabbing,” which is using a type of inhaler to ingest a drug, at Saya’s house. He was dabbing a [...]

Michigan Father Loses 16 year old son – Due to Recreational Marijuana2018-08-08T22:35:08+00:00
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