COLUMBUS — A poll released Wednesday shows 90 percent of Ohio’s registered voters support the idea of legal marijuana for medical use, coming a day after the state House took a big step in that direction.
Support in the Quinnipiac Poll dropped off to 52 percent when it comes to recreational use of pot, in line with numbers seen last year before Ohio voters soundly rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have legalized cannabis for recreational, medical, and commercial use.
The Ohio Senate has begun hearings on the House-passed bill that would establish a strictly regulated system of providing doctor-recommended marijuana to patients.
Patients would be prohibiting from smoking pot but could use it in vapor, oil, patch, edible, plant material, or tincture form. They could not grow plants but would have to buy their pot from licensed dispensaries. [Read more at the Toledo Blade]