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Ohio Legislators Refuse to Answer Questions About Legalizing Marijuana

Most people have opinions about legalizing marijuana — unless they happen to be state legislators.

Ask Ohioans, and there is a response. For example, in a 2014 poll, Quinnipiac University asked 1,379 registered voters if they supported legalizing marijuana. An overwhelming 87 percent said yes to legalization for medical use and a simple majority, 51 percent, said yes to recreational use.

However, ask 132 state lawmakers in Ohio similar questions and getting no response is more likely than getting an opinion one way or another.

Only 24 — or 18 percent of the state legislature — were willing to respond at all about an issue that has been in the news for months as a proposal on marijuana legalization winds its way to the statewide ballot. [Read more from via the Akron Beacon Journal]

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