Ferndale voters approve Prop A to legalize small amounts of marijuana

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:01:14 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 05 2013 09:14:31 PM EST
FERNDALE, Mich. -

Voters in Ferndale have approved Proposal A to legalize the use or possession of up to an ounce of marijuana on private property by anyone 21 years or older.

Of those who voted, 69 percent were in favor of it and 31 percent said no.

Despite the approval, Michigan law still allows local law enforcement officers to arrest marijuana users who do not have a medical marijuana license or prescription.

View: Ferndale Proposal A election day results