One day after Ohio's historic vote to legalize adult-use cannabis on Tuesday, the state Department of Commerce (DOC) released an FAQ guide to answer basic questions about the new program. 

In a Wednesday press release, the DOC noted that recreational marijuana sales will begin within nine months of the law's enactment, and the initiated statute becomes effective 30 days after the Nov. 7 election. It also points out that the statute "may be amended by the state legislature," which could "impact the timeline for the rulemaking and licensing process."  

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Here is a summary the pertinent info released by the DOC: 

Effective Date And Timeline For Retail Sales 

Certain provisions of the law will take effect within 30 days, including the legalization of possession of …

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