An initiative to legalize adult-use marijuana in Ohio won’t be on the state’s November ballot.
Instead, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol struck a deal with Republican lawmakers that paves the way for the issue to likely go to the 2023 ballot — or pass the Legislative Assembly next year. next year.
In exchange, state officials agreed that the coalition would not have to start collecting signatures again, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.
“This ensures the validity of the signatures we have already collected, and we have a much clearer path if we have to go to the polls next year,” coalition spokesman Tom Haren told the newspaper.
It looked like the recreational marijuana referendum had a good chance of being on the ballot this year, but then GOP leaders questioned whether the signatures were submitted on time.
The question included a technical detail: a first series of
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