Issue 2: What’s next for legalizing marijuana in Ohio
Buckeye voters made Ohio the 24th state to legalize recreational marijuana.
Though voters rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in 2015, Ohioans backed Issue 2, with almost 56% of statewide voters approving the measure. Medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio since 2016.
Signal Cleveland’s will continue to cover Issue 2 – and how Ohio will implement it –through the lens of it affects greater Clevelanders. We’ll offer explainers that break down the process and answer basic questions. We’ll look at the economic, health and political implications.
Finally, we welcome your feedback on our coverage and encourage you to reach out with story ideas.