Enough Signatures Collected To Put Cannabis Legalization To A Vote in Ohio This November

ohiovoteAdvocates of a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational cannabis in Ohio have collected over 550,000 signatures to place the initiative on this November’s general election ballot, well more than the 305,591 signatures required, according to a Tuesday press release by the group ResponsibleOhio.

“Because of the outpouring of support for the legalization of marijuana, today, we have more than 550,000 signatures on our petition,” says ResponsibleOhio Executive Director Ian James.  “We’re proud to have the support of so many Ohioans in our effort to legalize medical marijuana for the chronically ill and for personal use by Ohioans 21 years and older.”

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Over 160,000 Signatures Collected to Place Legalization Initiative on November Ballot in Ohio

In less ohiojointthan a month, advocates of an initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in Ohio have collected over 160,000 signatures to place the proposal on this November’s general election ballot. The group is required to collect 305,591 signatures from registered Ohio voters by July 1st, a goal they’re well on track to make.

“We have over 160,000 signatures”, says Ian James, a sokesperson for ResponsibleOhio, the group behind the initiative; “By the end of this week, we’ll have over 200,000.”

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