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The New Cincinnati City Ordinance on Marijuana

News that Cincinnati had decriminalized marijuana possession under 100 grams (about 3 ounces) spread far and wide yesterday and even made the front page of Reddit. Before everyone gets too excited though, there are a few things to remember. Public consumption of marijuana is still prohibited. You can still be cited for possession, but that …

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Marijuana legalization amendment will appear on fall ballot in Ohio

Ohio’s Secretary of State John Husted officially certified the signatures submitted by ResponsibleOhio on Wednesday, securing a place for a proposed constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana on Ohio’s fall ballot. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the group has collected 320,267 signatures, 14,676 more than they needed to get the measure to the ballot. Husted had previously found that they …

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Wording may be key to marijuana amendment

ResponsibleOhio’s efforts to legalize marijuana seem likely to head for a vote this November, according to The Columbus Dispatch. The group, which has been attempting to get a proposed constitutional amendment on the Ohio ballot in the fall, has faced some setbacks along the way. Perhaps most significantly, Ohio Secretary of State John Husted recently …

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Auditor, lawmakers may seek to curb marijuana legalization efforts

The Toledo Blade and Columbus Dispatch both ran articles this weekend discussing efforts by state auditor David Yost and many Ohio legislators to derail marijuana legalization efforts put forth by ResponsibleOhio. The group has gathered over 300,000 signatures on a petition to put the legalization of marijuana on the ballot as a possible constitutional amendment this …

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Proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio possibly on ballot in 2015

The Northeast Ohio Media Group via Cleveland.com reports that pro-marijuana group Responsible Ohio released a plan on Tuesday that seeks to get a proposed constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana in Ohio on the ballot in November 2015. The article reports that the group, comprised of investors as well as public relations and ballot initiative firms, will submit official amendment language in …

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