Alaska joins Colorado and Washington with state laws permitting recreational use by adults.
One sergeant and five officers have been removed from the narcotics unit after surveillance video captured the incident.
Voters in Oak Park and Hazel Park approved legalizing marijuana for recreational use Tuesday, joining eight other Michigan communities that have already decriminalized small amounts of pot.
A medical marijuana center will open soon in Ferndale to provide medical cannabis to state-certified patients.
“This is sort of an innovative way for us to keep the sign there,” a state transportation official said.
Michigan is a lot closer to legalizing marijuana dispensaries and edibles.
Marijuana advocates characterized the vote as “an experiment because we’ve never taken on this economic and cultural demographic before.”
Security guard Mike Boyer donned a tie-dye shirt and camped outside of a pot dispensary in Spokane for nearly 20 hours so he could be the first person to purchase legal weed in the state.
Pot shops in Washington opened their doors for the first time to recreational users on Tuesday, and the mood was festive.