Michigan communities approve measures decriminalizing pot

KEEGO HARBOR (AP) - Two Michigan communities have approved marijuana decriminalization proposals.

The Oakland Press, The Detroit News and WWJ-AM report the measure in Oakland County's Keego Harbor was passed Tuesday by a vote of 260-210. It allows for the use, possession or transfer of up to one ounce of marijuana for people at 21 years old on private property.

The Kalamazoo Gazette and WOOD-TV report a similar measure in the southwestern Michigan city of Portage has been approved by 139 votes. Voters in the Kalamazoo-area community passed the amendment 5,500-5,361.

Published: Thu, Nov 05, 2015