Is it time to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio? Editorial Board Roundtable

Is it time to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio? Editorial Board Roundtable

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.”

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