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7:26 am
Fri May 22, 2015

DeWine Rejects Third Marijuana Legalization Effort

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a petition for the third proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana, saying the proposed summary of the so-called Cannabis Control Amendment contains too many inconsistencies regarding restrictions on minors.

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6:58 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

State Auditor Speaks Out Against Some Constitutional Amendments

Ohio Auditor David Yost
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State Auditor David Yost says he wants to make it harder to amend Ohio's constitution through ballot initiatives that provide economic benefits to few individuals or create monopolies.   

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11:50 am
Thu May 14, 2015

Ballot Board Approves Second Marijuana Proposal

The Ohio Ballot Board has approved language in a second amendment that would legalize marijuana use.

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2:24 am
Sat April 25, 2015

DeWine Rejects Marijuana Legalization Effort Backed By Former Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate

Charlie Earl is one of the backers of a marijuana legalization effort rejected by Ohio's Attorney General.
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Another marijuana legalization effort in Ohio has missed its initial state hurdle.

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9:39 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Effort More Than 50 Percent Toward Signature Goal

A group looking to put a marijuana legalization measure on the November ballot says it has collected more than 160 thousand of the nearly 306 thousand necessary petition signatures.

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7:42 am
Tue April 7, 2015

Poll: Most Ohioans Support Marijuana Legalization

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support legalization of marijuana for medicinal or recreational use.

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7:11 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Ballot Board Approves Petition Language For Pot Legalization Effort

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The Ohio Ballot Board has unanimously approved petition language for a group that wants to legalize marijuana in Ohio. 

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6:57 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Teacher Charged With Rape May Also Face Drug Charges

Matthew Rausenberg
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The Delaware County elementary school teacher accused of sexually abusing two students could be facing more charges. 

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6:38 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Backers Issue Revenue Estimates

A group seeking to legalize marijuana in Ohio this year has estimated how much revenue their plan could generate.

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6:23 am
Fri February 27, 2015

DeWine Rejects Second Marijuana Legalization Proposal

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For the second time this month, a campaign seeking to legalize marijuana has failed to clear a legal hurdle. 

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7:38 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Backers Propose Delaware County Grow Site

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ResponsibleOhio, the group that hopes to put a marijuana legalization amendment on the ballot this fall, has made two changes to its proposal.

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2:22 am
Sat February 14, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Backers Propose Indoor Grow Sites

Ten indoor grow sites would be established in Ohio, if voters approve a proposal to legalize marijuana use
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Ten Ohio counties are slated to have large indoor marijuana growing operations if backers of a constitutional amendment gather enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in November and voters agree to legalize medicinal and recreational use of the plant.

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8:25 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

Backers Of Pot Legalization Proposal Reveal More Details

The group pushing ind a proposed marijuana legalization amendment to the Ohio Constituion has released more details about its plan.

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9:14 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Pot Legalization Group Reveals Names Of Investors

Former University of Cincinnati and NBA star Oscar Robertson is one of the investors in the ResponsibleOhio effort.
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The group trying to get marijuana legalization onto the November ballot has unveiled the list of investors backing their controversial effort.

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9:45 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

State Officeholders Blast Marijuana Legalization Plans

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (L) and Ohio Auditor David Yost at Thursday's AP forum
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Four state officeholders discussed their positions on various issues Thursday during an Associated Press forum. 

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9:24 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Plan Is Based On Elements Of Ohio’s Alcohol Laws

One of the groups that want to put an issue on the ballot this fall to legal marijuana production and use in Ohio is giving more details about its plan. 

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7:48 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Yet Another Marijuana Legalization Ballot Initiative Emerges

A second proposed ballot effort seeking to legalize  marijuana in Ohio has emerged.

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10:39 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Lawmakers Consider Lifting Driving Bans For Pot Convictions

State lawmakers are taking early steps toward lifting Ohio's driving penalties for marijuana possession.

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7:47 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Police Announce Large Marijuana Seizure

Columbus police have arrested three men on charges of selling marijuana.

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8:14 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Marijuana Smuggler Sentenced

The leader of a prolific marijuana-smuggling operation in central Ohio has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

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