As promised, Ohio’s Republican leadership is stepping up its efforts to alter the successful cannabis legalization initiative that passed on November 7 by a comfortable margin.

President of the Ohio Senate Matt Huffman (R) said he is in agreement with Gov. Mike DeWine (R) that lawmakers should quickly revise the approved initiative before cannabis possession and cultivation become legal on December 7. DeWine is urging lawmakers to make changes before it's too late.

“If we wait and blow by that date, some of that stuff is going to start, and then how do you put the genie back in the bottle?” DeWine asked.

With the deadline looming, Huffman also expressed a sense of urgency. 

"It's kind of all hands on deck here," he told reporters in Ohio.

Though DeWine has been giving lip service to respecting voters’ wishes, …

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