Archives: Ben Markus

Gone to Pot? Legalizing Marijuana in Ohio

Thousands of Colorado residents recently waited in long lines for the chance to legally buy recreational marijuana for the first time in 77 years. Pot is legal for medical use in 20 states, but Ohio is not one of them. This hour we’ll talk about the movement to decriminalize the drug in the Buckeye State, and why opponents say it’s a bad plan.

Gone to Pot? Legalizing Marijuana in Ohio

Thousands of Colorado residents recently waited in long lines for the chance to legally buy recreational marijuana for the first time in 77 years. Pot is legal for medical use in 20 states, but Ohio is not one of them. This hour we’ll talk about the movement to decriminalize the drug in the Buckeye State, and why opponents say it’s a bad plan.

Controversial Ballot Issues in Colorado and Maryland

Voters in Washington, Oregon and Colorado will vote on legalizing marijuana, and those in Maryland and Maine will consider same sex marriage issues. On this hour, we will talk about how those issues pan out in other states could play a role in how Ohio addresses those issues down the road.