Voters in more than a dozen Ohio municipalities will decide on ballot measures to decriminalize marijuana next month. As it stands, 22 jurisdictions across the state have already adopted local statutes effectively decriminalizing cannabis possession, some of which have been passed by voter initiatives while others were adopted by city councils. Now, activists have succeeded in collecting enough signatures to qualify cannabis proposals for the November ballot to reduce the local punishment for low-level marijuana possession to the “lowest penalty allowed by state law,” which is zero days in jail and a fine of zero dollars.

Marijuana Moment, 10/05/2021

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