Recreation marijuana is legal in Ohio starting Dec. 7Posted by On


Here’s what you may need to know about the new law and what it entails…

COLUMBUS, Ohio —

During the November election, Ohioans voted to legalize marijuana, making Ohio the 24th state to do so – that new law takes effect on Dec. 7.

Here’s what you may need to know about the new law and what it entails:

What can you begin doing on Thursday?

Ohioans 21 years and older can legally consume or possess cannabis on and after Dec. 7. It legalizes 2.5 ounces of adult-use cannabis and 15 grams of extract. A 10% tax will be imposed on purchases.

People may also grow up to six plants for personal use, with a limit of 12 plants per household.

RELATED: Ohio representative talks about next steps for recreational marijuana in the state

When will we start seeing dispensaries?

There won’t be licensed dispensaries for months as the Department of Commerce creates rules and regulations around licensing.

“There will not be any place for Ohioans to purchase legal marijuana in a licensed dispensary because the dispensaries won’t be licensed for six to nine months depending on how quickly the Department of Commerce…

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