Ohio legalizes medical marijuana: Weekend update

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio decided to make medical marijuana legal last week. Here’s what else you may be wondering about.

When can I legally smoke weed in Ohio? Trick question. You can’t. Smoking isn’t included in the medical marijuana law Gov. John Kasich signed last week.Reporter Jackie Borchardt explains what you need to know.

What’s the latest with voting lawsuits? A federal judge on Tuesday threw out provisions in Ohio’s law that had voided absentee and provisional ballots for technical flaws made by otherwise qualified voters, Bob Higgs reports.  

How much could Cuyahoga County taxpayers be out, after a change to human resource rules under the charter government? Tens of millions of dollars, Karen Farkas reports. After a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge ruled this past week, the county could owe more than $10 million to 140 employees whose pay was cut when their jobs were reclassified under the new charter government.The county could also owe tens of millions of dollars to more than 700 employees whose work weeks were increased from 35 to 40 hours.

To read more: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2016/06/ohio_legalizes_medical_marijua.html

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