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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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