Ohio lawmakers near vote on speeding up lead-water alerts

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A proposed overhaul of how Ohio cities deal with lead in drinking water would force public water systems to alert residents within two days after lead is found at the tap.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

Pharmacy board out as sole medical pot regulator in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative proposal to regulate medical marijuana through Ohio's pharmacy board was scrapped Tuesday over concerns the rare setup nationally would create an undue burden on the state.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press