Have you ever wondered what the laws in Michigan are when it comes to selling cannabis from their legal dispensaries? Cannabis laws across the United States are confusing. It's still federally illegal, but states have taken the step to legalize it for both medicinal and recreational purposes. Wisconsin still doesn't even have a medical marijuana plan, so residents are flocking to nearby Michigan and even Illinois for their cannabis products.

So, to be clear, if you have marijuana in your possession in Wisconsin it is illegal. It doesn't matter if you bought it from a legal dispensary in another state. Marijuana is still very illegal in Wisconsin, despite the Governor's efforts to legalize, tax, and regulate it.

What happens when you go to a dispensary in Michigan?

When you first go into a dispensary in Michigan, you need to provide them with a valid driver's license or identification card. You need to be 21 or older to purchase cannabis. This also will let them know if you are an out-of-state customer. But it gets a little more complicated after that.

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Non-resident purchasers are allowed to buy marijuana, but there's a catch.

In Michigan, people 21 or older can purchase cannabis products, up to 2.5 ounces. However, there are certain things that are still illegal. In fact, did you know that according to the State Of Michigan brochure, 75% of municipalities have banned adult-use marijuana retailers? That means you can't find them in every city.

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It's illegal to cross state lines with your purchased cannabis in Michigan.

The law states that "Individuals cannot cross state lines with marijuana."

It also is illegal to consume it in public and drive under the influence.


Your marijuana is sealed, bagged, stapled, and cannot be opened in your vehicle.

It's illegal to open your marijuana merchandise in your vehicle. The dispensary will seal each product you purchase.

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