The only Michigan-based advocacy group to donate major moolah is MI Legalize. It has worked since 2015 to legalize recreational marijuana and gave $170,000 to CRMLA.
In addition to its work with CRMLA, MI Legalize registered its own group to campaign for the initiative. Per July campaign disclosures, that group, MILegalize 2018, had raised roughly $485,000. Most of this funding was generated through donations from individual Michigan residents.
Group spokesman Jeffrey Hank told Bridge in an email, “Along with the tens of thousands of signatures we collected, we are probably