The leader of a prolific marijuana-smuggling operation in central Ohio has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.
Two Central Ohio men have been arrested on charges of marijuana cultivation after authorities say they found more than 100 plants in their home.
Charges are pending against several people accused of growing marijuana in Fayette County.
More than 500 marijuana plants and two shotguns have been seized by authorities from a Union County property that belongs to a significant supplier of fresh produce to restaurants and farmers' markets in the area.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize the medical use of marijuana.
Backers of a plan to allow voters to approve a constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana use and allow production of hemp have taken the first step to put it on the ballot.
Libertarian Cincinnati mayoral candidate Jim Berns is using tomato plants to promote the legalization of marijuana.
Democratic State Representative Bob Hagan is proposing Ohio voters decide whether to legalize marijuana and tax it like alcohol.