Of 132 state legislators, 24 responded to a survey by Columbus Exchange: Politics in Question. The question involved legalizing marijuana in Ohio.
Of the six state legislators in Mahoning and Trumbull counties, only two were willing to give their opinion on legalization of marijuana. Matt Hawout has more.
Two plans to legalize marijuana may make it on the November ballot. Matt Hawout of The News Outlet tells us why these groups are making the push in an off election year.
Whether it’s called “direct democracy” or “citizen-initiated amendment,” there is a way for residents to change a state’s constitution. This is the path three pro-pot proponents are taking to get marijuana legalized in Ohio.
Only 24 of the 132 total state legislators gave The News Outlet their opinion on the legalization of marijuana.
Experts say ballot measure in off-year election may pass if Millennials move to vote.
In Ohio, there are five efforts to legalize marijuana, four by ballot measure to change the state constitution, and one legislative bill.
Editor’s note: The writing of this story was done by Nicolette Pizzuto. Novelist K.J. Parker…