Ohio cannabis, hemp legalization proposal clears hurdle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A statewide ballot issue seeking to legalize both medical marijuana and industrial hemp in Ohio this fall has cleared an initial hurdle with Attorney General Mike DeWine certifying the petition summary.


Ohio's Kasich calls for congressional redistricting changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is calling on state lawmakers to consider changing how Ohio draws its congressional districts, emphasizing that gerrymandering should be in "the dustbin of history."

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Ohio board to OK final rules for school barricade devices

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio building standards board is ready to approval final rules allowing schools to deploy portable barricade devices in the event of an active shooter.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press