The secretary of state’s office will verify more than 200,000 signatures petitioned to legalize cannabis.
ADRIAN, Mich. — Jill Walter is an Ohioan who deals with migraines and anxiety on a regular basis. After years of battling her conditions, she decided to use cannabis to help.
Instead of applying for a medical marijuana card, her doctor recommended she go to Michigan.
“I don’t like to have to do that, but if that’s what’s going to help me medically get through every day, that’s what I have to do,” Walter, of Fostoria, said.
But legalized recreational marijuana in Ohio could make things easier.
Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office is reviewing over 200,000 signatures that could put the issue of legalization on the November ballot.
It’s a long-debated topic that has support from many Ohioans.
“Honestly I feel like they’re ready for it,” Karli Sedlacek, a Michigan resident who used to …