The Oberlin Review

Feature Photo: Green Rush Hits Oberlin

Feature Photo: Green Rush Hits Oberlin

October 9, 2015

ResponsibleOhio spokesperson Michael McGovern speaks with Oberlin residents as part of the Green Rush Bus Tour to garner support for Issue 3, the ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in Ohio and grant a handful of companies control over growing the substance in the state. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. “We’re taking this thing to all the counties and about 25 to 30 college campuses to spread awareness about Issue 3, and talk to people,” McGovern said. “I know we were really...

Marijuana Group Pushes for Oberlin Lab

Marisa Aikins

February 20, 2015

The city of Oberlin is now a contender to house a marijuana testing facility. ResponsibleOhio, a nonprofit organization campaigning to legalize marijuana for medical and personal use for adults over the age of 21, is pushing for the facility to be located within city limits. Although homegrown marijuana will be allowed conditionally, the majority of ResponsibleOhio’s proposed amendment to the Ohio constitution focuses on creating legalized marijuana stores and testing facilities that will be centralized and heavily regulated. The Marijuana Control Commission, a regulatory body that the amendment would create, will regulate the 10 growing locations and at least five testing facilities across Ohio. The marijuana...

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