Tag: Attorney General Mike DeWine

Ohio Initiative to Legalize Medical Cannabis and Hemp Clears Hurdle

By Associated Press A statewide ballot issue seeking to legalize both medical marijuana and industrial hemp in Ohio this fall has cleared an initial hurdle with Attorney General Mike DeWine certifying the petition summary. Thursday’s action sends the Grassroots Ohio measure to the Ohio Ballot Board, which determines whether it’s one issue or two.

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Another Cannabis Legalization Initiative Given Approval by Ohio Attorney General

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has given approval to the Cannabis Control Amendment, an initiative to legalize cannabis put forth by Ohioans to End Prohibition. The group now must gather 305,591 signatures by July 1st to get the amendment on this November ballot, though they’ll have until July 1st, 2016 to place it on the …

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Cannabis Legalization Initiative Approved by Ohio Secretary of State

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has given approval to an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis, put forth by the group ResponsibleOhio. The proposal would legalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, and the private cultivation of up to four cannabis plants, for those 21 and older. The measure would also legalize cannabis …

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