Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.
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.
A task force in Hardin County seized more than 19 pounds of synthetic marijuana and more than $17,000 in cash from a Kenton residence.
Board members ruled Wednesday that the proposed language is clear and pertains to only one subject.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says supporters had enough petition signatures to proceed, but failed to properly summarize ballot language.
A California man who federal authorities say was a leader in a drug scheme that flew thousands of pounds of marijuana to Ohio was sentenced in court Friday.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office made a large marijuana bust over the weekend.