Your guide to Ohio’s marijuana issue

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Ohio could become the first state to legalize marijuana for both recreational and medical use in a single stroke today. But Issue 2, put on the ballot by the legislature, could nullify issue 3 if both pass.

The confusing issues over monopolies and marijuana dominate today’s election. Our reporters have been covering this issue for months. In the last few hours of voting, here’s some information to help you decide.

How can I buy marijuana? Will pot shops be near schools?

Our Columbus bureau reporter Laura Bischoff has covered this issue for months. She answered some common questions about the issue. Get the answers here.

In-depth story on the battle over marijuana

Our Columbus bureau reporter talked with backers on both sides of the marijuana issue. The whole thing could be tied up in the courts long past Election Day if both issues pass. In an unusual and confusing twist, supporters of Issue 3 could lose even if they win.  Read story here

Where would pot be grown in Ohio?

Check out our interactive map here

Marijuana: Ohio Decides Town Hall forum

In September, The Dayton Daily News, WHIO TV, WHIO Radio and the League of Women Voters hosted a forum on the marijuana issue at Sinclair Community College. We had lots of questions from the audience. Watch that forum here


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