Republican state Rep. Jamie Callender and Democratic state Rep. Casey Weinstein reintroduced a recreational marijuana legalization bill this week, known as the Ohio Adult Use Act. 

“It’s time for Ohio to act on this before we fall too much further behind our neighbors,” Rep. Weinstein said in a press release. “Adult use is good for our economy, good for our justice system, and the right thing to do.”

If the House bill is heard and becomes law, cultivation and possession of cannabis for adults over 21 will become legal. Retail cannabis sales would be taxed at 10%, the same rate as a proposed ballot initiative, and convictions for past cultivation and possession could be expunged.  

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