With 40 percent of precincts reporting late Tuesday, 62 percent of voters approved the measure. Thirty-eight percent opposed it.
The Detroit proposal exempts residents who use or possess marijuana for medical purposes from the portion of the city code that makes the drug illegal.
That means Detroit police officers would not arrest or ticket residents with medical permission
Update: A Win for Medical Marijuana!
From AP (Earlier version from WXYZ-TV was incorrect):
With 98% of precincts reporting:
Yes 38,604 59% No 26,497 41%
Thanks to Richard Lake and Jim White