Ohio effort to legalize recreational marijuana gets enough signatures for November ballot

Source: The Hill

Sep 13, 2023 | Policy and Regulation

Marijuana legalization will be on the ballot in Ohio in November, the secretary of state’s office confirmed Wednesday. Petitioners submitted 127,772 signatures from all over Ohio to qualify for November a referendum to legalize the growing and sale of marijuana to people 21 and over. They needed about 124,000 signatures — 3.5 percent of the votes in the last gubernatorial election. The signatures also had to cover at least 1.5 percent of voters from half of Ohio’s 88 counties.  Read the article here.


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