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Marijuana Legalization Efforts in Ohio

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Two competing initiatives to legalize recreational marijuana may be on the ballot this November.

Two separate campaigns are collecting signatures in hopes of getting marijuana legalization on the November ballot in Ohio. 

The initial amendment, proposed by Columbus-based ResponsibleOhio, is hotly contested by a new committee, BetterForOhio. Representatives from each coalition are on air to discuss their respective plans.


  • Ian James,  executive director of for ResponsibleOhio
  • Mary Jane Borden, spokesperson, Ohio Rights Group
  • Derek Siegle, Executive Director of Ohio’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program 

This show originally aired on May 28, 2015 at 10 a.m.

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