7/2/15 – 5:21 A.M.
Nearly 3,100 Hancock County residents signed a petition to make marijuana use legal in Ohio. The ResponsibleOhio organization submitted more than 690,000 signatures to the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office Tuesday. If the issue makes it to the ballot and is approved by Ohio voters, it would legalize marijuana for medical use and personal use by adults 21 years old and older.
ResponsibleOhio claims that by 2020 legalized pot would generate $554 million in revenue for the state. It projects Hancock County and its municipal governments would see a total of $3 million a year.Read More →