Five Ohio Cities Will Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Next Week

Five Ohio Cities Will Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Next Week

Another group of Ohio municipalities are set to vote on measures to decriminalize marijuana possession during Tuesday’s local elections. Voters in Adena, Amherst, Nelsonville, Northwood and Wren will decide whether their respective localities should lower the penalty for possession from a misdemeanor offense that carries up to a $250 fine and 30 days in jail to the “lowest penalty allowed by state law,” with no fine. For Adena, “The Sensible Marihuana Ordinance” that voters will consider stipulates that possession or cultivation of fewer than 200 grams of cannabis, as well as gifting up to 20 grams of marijuana, is a “minor misdemeanor” that will not result in jail time, nor will any fine be imposed. There would also be no court costs associated with the violations. Read the full text of the Adena, Ohio marijuana initiative below: Adena Village Marijuana Ini… by Marijuana Moment on Scribd Here’s the language that voters will see on their ballots in each of the Ohio municipalities:  Adena—Shall the Village of Adena adopt The Sensible Marihuana Ordinance, which lowers the penalty for misdemeanor marijuana offenses to the lowest penalty allowed by State Law be adopted? Amherst—Shall the proposed ordinance (titled the “Sensible Marihuana Ordinance”) which…

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