A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
Medical marijuana didn’t make the ballot this year, but there are reports that a well-funded campaign is coming.
A central Ohio man who had been smoking marijuana before he hit a police officer and another person standing on a highway ramp at an accident scene has been sentenced to more than three years behind bars.
A new independent poll shows increasing support for gay marriage and medical marijuana in Ohio.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reports that authorities found more than 20,470 plants during the summer growing season in Ohio. That’s a 76 percent decline from 2010, when authorities seized a record 84,660 plants in the annual effort.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize the use of marijuana in the state.
The bill that would legalize marijuana use under a doctor’s care and let Ohio farmers grow hemp is expected to see strong opposition in the GOP-controlled legislature.
The Ohio Ballot Board’s approval Thursday sends the issue into its signature-gathering phase, with a 2014 vote most likely.
The wide-reaching poll also surveyed Ohioans on marijuana, same-sex marriage, and the practice of electing state Supreme Court justices.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says heroin seizures in the first half of 2012 increased 327 compared to the same period last year.
The State Highway Patrol says troopers pulled over a minivan in southwestern Ohio this week and discovered it was hauling more than 500 pounds of marijuana valued at more than $2.1 million.