pueblo Recreational marijuana may mean changes for rural communities in Michigan By Steve Carmody • Sep 18, 2018 Steve Carmody / Michigan Radio Listen Listening... / 3:13 In November, Michigan votes on legalizing recreational marijuana. This could have a significant effect on rural Michigan. In Colorado, the result has been a mixed bag. In November, Michigan voters will decide if they want to legalize recreational marijuana. Supporters say the industry that develops should be an economic boost for rural Michigan.