Tag: Ohio

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An Ohio state board will vote Friday whether or not to abolish the state's dispensary limit. The current limit is 60 and limits access to medical marijuana.
March 12, 2021Lane Trachy
Ohio Governor John Kasich


Governor, John Kasich, signed a law creating a strictly regulated medical marijuana program for the state of Ohio. Ohio Governor John Kasich's communications team quietly announced the signing by including it in a list with several other bills signed by the Kasich. House Bill 523 was introduced April 14 and swiftly moved ... Read More
June 8, 2016Chris Nazarenus
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Ohio medical marijuana ballot initiative Marijuana Policy Project releases full text of 2016 medical marijuana ballot initiative in Ohio, including conditions that would qualify a patient for a marijuana prescription.
March 7, 2016Andrew Bohan


"When The New York Times says we should legalize marijuana, I think maybe I should re-evaluate my position," jokes Reason senior editor Jacob Sullum, who spoke with Reason TV about the remarkable evolution of national drug policy over the last 25 years. During the "Just Say No!" years of the 1980s, ... Read More
February 4, 2016Andrew Bohan


The Benton family moved from Ohio to Colorado, where they could legally obtain cannabis patches and other products for their daughter Addyson who suffers from seizures.
January 31, 2016Andrew Bohan


Is This The Real Reason Ohio Didn't Legalize Marijuana? Mason Tvert of The Marijuana Policy Project says the recent failure of the Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative was because those who created the initiative were attempting to monopolize the industry by allowing only 10 businesses to grow marijuana for the entire state. 00:00 We ... Read More
November 10, 2015AudioBurst


Poll finds 90 percent of Ohioans want medical marijuana DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – New poll numbers released by Quinnipiac University show there is an upward trend of more Ohioans supporting marijuana legalization, particularly for medical use. This comes nearly a month before Buckeyes will head to the polls on Election Day ... Read More
October 10, 2015Chris Nazarenus
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By Phillip Smith |  Published in StopTheDrugWar.org Cleveland-based billionaire Peter Lewis, the chairman of Progressive Insurance, wants Ohioans to vote on becoming a medical marijuana state. Through his attorney, he has put out a request for proposals for an Ohio medical marijuana initiative that will “create a model for future campaigns ... Read More
May 5, 2011Daily Dose
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OHIO -- On October 16, 2010 in front of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio more than 250 people gathered to raise awareness and show support for HB 478 (summary). The house bill, if passed, would make Ohio the 15th state in the nation to allow medical ... Read More
October 21, 2010Daily Dose