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Cannabis Ordinances Decided In Nelsonville, Adena Village, Somerset

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ATHENS (WOUB) — Voters in Nelsonville, Adena Village and Somerset were split on ordinances nullifying the fines for cannabis possession in the city. The Nelsonville ordinance, which passed 430-321, was supported by Grassroots Ohioans. The same organization brought the Athens Cannabis Ordinance (TACO) to passage two years ago. “What the cannabis ordinance in Nelsonville does… Read More

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Cannabis Economy: With Medical Marijuana, Ohio’s Meigs County Hopes To Cash In On “Golden” Opportunity

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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

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CBD Uncertainty: Sales Soar But Science Lags On Hemp Health Effects

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Inside the Bluegrass Hemp Oil store in Lexington, Kentucky, the CBD oils and lotions lining the walls have an origin story — a story of a family’s struggle. “We took a huge risk, to be perfectly honest, because we didn’t know. We weren’t trying other people’s CBD products that were out there,” Bluegrass Hemp Oil… Read More