NH marijuana legalization up for vote in House

A big test of this year’s attempt to legalize marijuana in New Hampshire is set for Thursday when the state House of Representatives takes up a bipartisan bill that would allow adults to buy cannabis at 15 retail stores. In 2017, the state reduced penalties for possessing small quantities. But ... Read More

Can Ohioans buy recreational weed at medical dispensaries?

Thomas Suddes is a former legislative reporter with The Plain Dealer in Cleveland and writes from Ohio University. tsuddes@gmail.com The circus – doing business as the Ohio General Assembly – left the Statehouse last week, aiming to stay home until sometime in 2024. Given that Ohio’s primary election will he ... Read More

Can Legislature agree on changes to Ohio marijuana law?

Some Ohio officials were determined to change the state’s recreational marijuana law before it took effect last week. Then they didn’t. Now, everything is pretty much up in the air. Reminder: The Senate passed legislation last week, with Gov. Mike DeWine’s support, that would increase the tax rate, prevent smoking ... Read More

Will marijuana remain legal in Ohio? Thomas Suddes

Thomas Suddes is a former legislative reporter with The Plain Dealer in Cleveland and writes from Ohio University. tsuddes@gmail.com [Thursday 3:42 PM] Robinson, Amelia Almost 2.2 million Ohio voters passed a law last month legalizing marijuana in their state — or what’s supposed to be their state. But some of ... Read More