Author: Editorial Board and The Plain Dealer
Two Cleveland-area Democrats — state Reps. Casey Weinstein of Hudson and Terrence Upchurch of Cleveland — are drafting legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio and create a way to tax and regulate it.
“There are definitely legislators on both sides of the aisle who support legalization. I will not out them,” Weinstein told Statehouse Bureau Chief Karen Kasler earlier this month. “But I have had that many conversations and have heard about quite a bit of support in the Senate, in the House – from both parties on the concept.”