8/26/15 – 4:52 A.M.
This fall we’ll vote on whether to legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana in Ohio. On Tuesday, the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, unanimously voted to oppose State Issue 3.
Hancock County Prosecutor Mark Miller is the chairman of community awareness for the Opiate Task Force. He talked to the board about the proposed amendment to the state constitution. If it passes, Ohio would be the first state to legalize medical and recreational marijuana use at the same time.
Miller also talked about State Issue 2. He says it would prevent a marijuana monopoly from being created. He said if both issues pass, but Issue 3 gets more votes, it could set up a legal battle where the issue receiving the most votes wins out.Read More →