Michigan legalized marijuana in 2018 so in five years a lot of data has been gathered and there is one city that smokes more than any other city in the state.

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Michigan Marijuana

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Michigan is coming up on its 5th year anniversary of legalizing marijuana across the state. In case you celebrate the holiday it will be December 6. I wouldn't be surprised if some sort of festival or event gets created on that day in the future.

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Marijuana has been the new gold rush for Michigan and several other states that have legalized the recreational use of the product. Legalized weed has become big business for the shop owners and growers along with the tax dollars collected locally and at the state level.

How Did The United States Get Introduced to Marijuana?

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During the early 1900s, Mexican immigrants began to flood the U.S. southern border and that is when recreational marijuana bot introduced to this country.

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By the early 1930s, over half of U.S. states had banned marijuana altogether. It wasn't until the 1960s before cannabis began to become more mainstream with young adults and has only picked up steam ever since with 24 states now allowing the recreational sale and use.

Which Michigan City Smokes The Most Weed?

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Now that Michigan is 5 years deep into the legal recreational use of marijuana and there are 275 cities in the state, which city smokes the most?

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According to Yahoo/Finance, data used to determine which city smokes the most weed came from the 2023 Cannabis Price Index and each city's cannabis industry revenue.

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It turns out that Detroit consumed 3 metric tons of marijuana making it the city that smokes the most weed in Michigan. As far as cities in the U.S. that smoke the most week, Detroit came in 13th.

Top 5 States Who Smoke The Most Weed

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In case you were wondering what cities and states smoke the most week. Number 5 is Phoenix, Arizona, number 4 is Houston, Texas, number 3 is Chicago, Illinois, number 2 is Los Angeles, California, and number 1 is New York, New York who by the way smoked down 62.3 metric tons of cannabis.

See The Inside of a Michigan Marijuana Grow Facility

I did a tour of one of Michigan's largest indoor Marijuana grow facilities and this is what I saw and learned.

Gallery Credit: Tommy Carroll

The Largest Marijuana Farm in Michigan

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