CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio Ballot Board, chaired by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, certified a petition proposing to legalize the use of recreational marijuana.
The proposed initiative states:
The amendment also proposes that employers with maintain a drug-free workplace excluding marijuana from those policies.
In order for the issue to be placed on a ballot, supporters must gather a minimum of 305,591 signatures from registered Ohio voters.
The proposal would not interfere with Ohio's medical marijuana program, which is expected to go into effect in September of this year.