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Cannabis Economy: With Medical Marijuana, Ohio’s Meigs County Hopes To Cash In On “Golden” Opportunity
Meigs County, Ohio, has a complicated history with marijuana. “Meigs County Gold” has been grown illegally for years. Local legend has it that was the strain of choice for musicians like the Grateful Dead and Willie Nelson when they toured Ohio. But for Meigs County Commissioner Randy Smith, that isn’t a source of pride. Instead… Read More
Citing an “unprecedented spike” in teens vaping, Sen. Mitch McConnell said the bill would raise the minimum age for people to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Tobacco companies back the proposal.
The Ohio House is considering a piece of legislation, HB6, that will create a new fee on electric bills and scrap the state’s green energy standards. FirstEnergy Solutions’ two nuclear plants would stand to greatly benefit from the bill through large subsidies. There’s a long history between FirstEnergy Solutions and its former parent company FirstEnergy Corp,… Read More
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia sheriff’s office says a deputy has fatally shot a man who pulled a knife while the officer was attempting to arrest him. News outlets report a statement from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department said deputies responded to a home Wednesday where 46-year-old John Stewart Jr. had threatened to… Read More