Ohio Attorney General certifies petition for proposed medical marijuana amendment

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COLUMBUS – On Friday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine certified the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution allowing the legalization of medical marijuana.

Back on March 15, the Attorney General’s Office received a petition from Ohioans for Medical Marijuana.

It was certified on Friday as all 1,000 signatures were from registered Ohio voters.

“Without passing upon the advisability of the approval or rejection of the measure to be referred,…I hereby certify that the summary is a fair and truthful statement of the proposed law,” Ohio Attorney Mike General DeWine stated in his certification letter.

Now, the Ohio Ballot Board will determine if the petition contains one or multiple issues. Then more signatures will be required.

Click here to see the entire petition that was submitted.