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Ohio legal marijuana backers sue over disputed petition deadline

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute over whether a referendum can appear on the state ballot in November. Ohio’s secretary of state submitted petitions on behalf of Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol to the Legislature Jan. 28, giving lawmakers four… Read More

Marijuana plants sit under LED lights inside the Veg Room, in Eastlake, Ohio.

The next move in the effort to legalize marijuana in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine and Republican legislative leaders have said they do not want to pass any of the bills that would legalize marijuana in Ohio. That includes the initiated statute that can be taken to the voters if lawmakers don’t pass it within the next three and a half… Read More

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Ohio AG Rejects Petition Language for Recreational Pot Issue

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio attorney general has rejected petition language for a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana. Attorney General Dave Yost said Tuesday the petition submitted last week fails to include information that’s listed in the proposed amendment. The measure titled “An Amendment to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol” would allow people… Read More

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New Effort Begun to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A new effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio is underway. The proposal is called the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Amendment. Backers of the measure submitted the initial petition and 1,000 signatures to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office on Monday for review. Cleveland attorney Tom Haren represents a group wanting to legalize marijuana and… Read More