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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 […]