Absent From Ohio Ballot, Medical Marijuana Debate Continues

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Even with lack of ballot issue, debate continues in Ohio on pros and cons of legalizing medical marijuana(Photo: Flickr)
Even with lack of ballot issue, debate continues in Ohio on pros and cons of legalizing medical marijuana(Photo: Flickr)

For more than a decade, backers of a plan to legalize medical marijuana have tried unsuccessfully to convince Ohio legislators to okay the idea. Meanwhile, for more than a year, two different groups have tried unsuccessfully to collect enough petition signatures to force a statewide vote on the idea. Despite those failures by the pro-pot side, opponents of medical marijuana are feeling a need to speak out.

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