On Thursday, the state of Michigan officially legalized marijuana for recreational use. On November 6th, the people of Michigan voted in favor of proposal 1 which legalizes recreational marijuana use. Proposal 1 came into effect on December 6th. This makes Michigan the 10th state to legalize recreational marijuana. This new law will benefit Michigan by increasing their tax revenue. VS strategies, a cannabis consulting firm, estimates that by 2023, recreational marijuana will generate 134 million dollars in tax revenue for the state of Michigan.