Legalization of Marijuana in Ohio

On November 7, 2023, a majority of Ohio voters approved Issue 2 to legalize the possession and use of marijuana by individuals aged 21 and over, the sale of marijuana by state-licensed dispensaries to those individuals, and to create the Division of Cannabis Control within the Ohio Department of Commerce.


The passage of this new law may raise questions for Stark County residents.

Here are a few resources that can provide information:

Read about the risks of marijuana here:

Read about therapeutic effects here:

Read a list of Frequently Asked Questions here: Non+Medical+Cannabis+FAQ_1.2.2024

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