Another group plans Ohio medical marijuana ballot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Another group has announced it’s working to get a measure to legalize medical marijuana on the Ohio ballot. reports ( ) that Grassroots Ohio said Thursday it will submit proposed ballot language to the state attorney general in the next week. The group’s one-page constitutional amendment calls for Ohio to tax and regulate medical marijuana and allows those 21 and older to use it with a doctor’s permission. A spokeswoman says the group is allowing for the possibility that the Ohio Legislature, which is examining the issue, will legalize medical marijuana.

The Washington, D.C.-based Marijuana Policy Project on Tuesday announced it will send a detailed ballot initiative to the state that it wants on the November ballot. Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia.


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