Hancock County Judge Speaks Out Against Issue 1

10/31/18 – 3:38 P.M.

Issue 1 will be voted on by Ohio voters next week. Proponents say that it will help bring about the end of the war on drugs in Ohio. Hancock County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathon Starn said that this isn’t needed because there has already been a shift in incarceration…

Jonathon Starn

He added that since it is a constitutional amendment, if there are any shortcomings in the bill it will difficult to change.

Jonathon Starn

The Issue will turn 4th and 5th-degree drug possession felonies into misdemeanors.