Michigan government officials face a ticking clock to launch a commercial marijuana industry in the state after voters approved Proposal 1 Tuesday.

"We have a year to do this," said Shelly Edgerton, director of the Department Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), which will oversee the implementation of Proposal 1.

The law will take effect likely by mid-December, once election results are certified and 10 days have passed.

The state then has one year to develop rules, regulations and to issue the first business licenses to recreational marijuana companies.

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Amy Biolchini ~ Mlive.com ~

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