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Three years after weed was legalized, it remains a very popular decision

A cannabis flower at Glass House Farms in Carpinteria, Calif., is almost ready for harvest. This farm uses greenhouses, allowing for five harvests a year.
A cannabis flower at Glass House Farms in Carpinteria, Calif., is almost ready for harvest. This farm uses greenhouses, allowing for five harvests a year.

Three years after recreational marijuana was approved by Michigan voters the legalized weed remains wildly popular.

A broad, bi-partisan spectrum of voters 65-percent say legalizing cannabis use was the right decision. 31-percent disagree.

Steve Linder is a Republican activist who leads the Michigan Cannabis Growers Association. He says polls show people want a heavily regulated industry for both medical and recreational marijuana.

"Michiganders have expressed they want everybody to play by the same rules, ensuring all cannabis products are tested for harmful substances.” said Steve Linder.

The polling by two firms, one Democratic and one Republican, showed 68-percent of voters in the state want the same regulations for medical and recreational marijuana.

Medical cannabis caregivers have argued that a higher regulatory burden will push out small growers in favor of corporate producers.