Michigan Marijuana Legalization Groups Collect Campaign Cash, Petition Signatures

LANSING, MI — Competing groups seeking to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults in Michigan both say they are off to a good start as they seek to raise funds and collect signatures for potential 2016 ballot proposals.

The Michigan Cannabis Coalition (MCC) has raised $273,225 between April 21 and July 20, according to campaign finance reports filed with the state. Most of that money came from Revsix, an analytics firm co-founded by spokesman Matt Marsden.

A filing posted Monday evening on the Secretary of State’s website from the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Committee (MI Legalize) did not show any contributions for the period, but board chairman Jeffrey Hank said there were issues inputing data and expects the problem to be resolved today.

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