This falls under MCL 333.7403(1)(2)(d) and is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $2,000.00 or both. Under MCL 333.7408a, there are also licensing sanctions for conviction. If no priors then the operator’s license is suspended for six months with restricted license possible after 30 days. If priors, then suspended for 1 year with restricted license possible after 60 days. The license is surrendered at the sentencing hearing.
In order to prove this crime, the prosecution bears the burden of proving beyond a reasonable doubt that the person knowingly or intentionally possessed the substance which has been tested positive for marijuana.