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Today, our Columbus City Council passed marijuana possession penalty reforms! City Council issued a press release stating it was aiming to reduce inequities relating to medical and recreational marijuana in the criminal justice system. Ordinances 2032-2019 and 2033-2019 passed unanimously, reducing penalties for marijuana and paraphernalia possession with city limits. “This legislative package aims to […]

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  Yesterday, Columbus City Council president Shannon Hardin held a hearing in Council chambers about reducing the penalties for possession of marijuana. Hardin says this conversation is well overdue. The legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio pushes this issue to the forefront even more. Hardin says the city needs to have a drug policy that […]

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Is this the right thing to do or just too extreme? The city council of Delaware, Ohio took a bold move to ban all cigarette smoking in city parks on Monday. The vote was 6-1, Kent Shafer was the only sitting member to oppose the ordinance. This means that nobody can smoke cigarettes or electronic […]

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Sporting games and event tickets will cost more to fund Columbus’ art program. On Tuesday, Columbus City Council agreed to put in a vote for a five percent increase on all tickets. This tax increase will raise $6 million and help behind Columbus arts programs and museums. “This added revenue will allow places like the […]

  Sadly many adults don’t understand why the #BlackLiesMatter movement was started.  But little Zianna Oliphant understands clearly why and expressed herself so well before the Charlotte City Council telling them exactly what our cries and anger have been all about. Zianna we applaud your courage and and honestly! The city of Charlotte errupted the day […]