In fact, although Issue 3, an attempt to fully legalize consumption of the plant, mustered only about a third of Ohio voters’ support in 2015, the measure helped spur the new proposal into action.

“The initiative that was on the ballot last year really energized a lot of people and sparked a lot of public dialogue that has gotten people interested in taking action,” said Mason Tvert, spokesman for the Marijuana Policy Project, a Washington, D.C., group that’s in the final stages of writing a constitutional amendment for Ohio voters to weigh this November.

MPP hopes to have the measure ready within a week.

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Tom Knox ~ Cincinnati Business Courier ~

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