Marijuana is legal in Michigan — but that doesn’t mean you can light up anywhere.
Adults age 21 and over are free to possess marijuana and consume it in private.
While there aren’t retail stores yet, they are coming soon — and will likely be open by the first months of 2020.
That means if you want to get marijuana now, you have to receive it as a gift from someone, per state law.
When sales do launch at retail stores, there will be a large variety of products to choose from. From the marijuana flower that you smoke to pre-rolled joints to vape cartridges, there are a number of ways to consume marijuana.
And cannabis companies are capable of infusing marijuana oil into any number of products, from lotion to gummy candy to breath mints. There’s also cannabis wax and shatter, which is consumed through a special apparatus.
Michigan has placed no limits on the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that can be in a marijuana product. THC is the active chemical in marijuana that gives users a psychoactive high. There’s also no set standards for how much marijuana is in a joint.
That’s why it’s important to pay attention to the labels on product packaging, as