Ohio Lawmaker Introduces Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill

Ohio Rep. Jamie Callender has introduced a new bill to legalize adult-use in the Buckeye State as advocates work on their own legalization proposal.

The legislation would legalize the cultivation, processing, distribution and sale of for adults 21 and older, according to an Ohio News Time report.

In July, Reps. Casey Weinstein and Terrance Upchurch introduced their own legalization bill, which includes provisions covering decriminalization, a cannabis excise tax, commerce and licensing, and medical cannabis.

The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol is also working on an adult-use legalization proposal; the group re-launched efforts this summer to get its proposed adult-use cannabis law in front of the Ohio Legislature. The Ohio Ballot Board certified the group’s initiated statute as a single issue Aug. 30, clearing the way for the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol to gather the more than 130,000 required signatures to present the proposed legislation to lawmakers.

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