Ohio Issue 2 results

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio — AUGUST 17: A marijuana plant in a flowering room, August 17, 2023, at PharmaCann, Inc.’s cultivation and processing facility in Buckeye Lake, Ohio. (Photo by Graham Stokes for Ohio Capital Journal)

New bill by Republican lawmaker would change Ohio’s marijuana law

BY: - December 1, 2023

The race is on to alter Ohio’s marijuana law before it goes into effect Thursday.  Rep. Gary Click, R-Vickery, recently introduced House Bill 341 — which would change how the revenue funds would be allocated and allow municipalities to ban marijuana dispensaries and home grow.  Ohioans passed Issue 2 with 57% of the vote, which […]

Mapping the Issues: How Ohio’s ballot measures stack up against recent elections, one another

BY: - November 13, 2023

Last week’s election marks a significant victory for reproductive rights and recreational marijuana advocates. In both cases, support for those issues has traditionally aligned with left of center voters, but Tuesday’s results didn’t fit that model. In a state that has taken a hard right turn, two seemingly liberal ballot measures easily out-performed former President […]

Gov. DeWine calls on legislators to modify recreational marijuana law before it goes into effect

BY: - November 10, 2023

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says he accepts that Ohioans have voted to legalize recreational marijuana, but is calling on legislators to make changes to the law before it goes into effect on Dec. 7. “My recommendation to the General Assembly is that they take action to make sure that both rights are protected,” DeWine said […]


Gerrymandered Ohio Republican lawmakers are already scheming to attack voters over election results

BY: - November 8, 2023

Ohio voters just took firm positions on abortion and reproductive rights and adult-use recreational marijuana Tuesday, but gerrymandered Ohio lawmakers are already planning to flout, ignore, challenge, and abuse the voters’ wishes. This is what gerrymandering brings. This is why it’s a fundamental poison in the lifeblood of our republic. Mere hours after Ohio voters […]