Reverend backs marijuana legalization up for vote in Benzie County
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:56:31 GMT —
petition to make marijuana legal in the city of Frankfort has collected enough signatures for the upcoming November election.
Kim Kidder, F
rankfort City Clerk
confirmed that the signatures are valid and the issue is now up to voters.
f passed, it would allow
adults 21-years or
older to possess 1-ounce or less of cannabis on private property within city limits.
he backer of the petition is Reverend
Steven B. Thompson
. He thinks that the illegality of marijuana now takes away from people's civil rights.
Rev. Thompson sees no harm in using something natural, as his view is: "We do not manufacture a drug. We grow a plant."
similar petition will be on the ballot in Presque Isle County in the city of Onway and also in Oakland County in the cities of Oak Park and Hazel Park.
rankfort residents will be voting on this petition on November 4th.