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Executive Director of ResponsibleOhio speaks to students about voting yes on Issue 3

Alexandra Gray October 27, 2015

The Political Science Club hosted an event for ResponsibleOhio to speak to students about the organization's campaign to vote yes on Issue 3.On Monday evening, Executive Director of ResponsibleOhio Ian...

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ResponsibleOhio promotes legalization of marijuana at Kent State

Rachel Duthie Alexandra Gray September 15, 2015

The Green Rush Bus Tour stopped at Kent State on Tuesday to talk to students about the “Yes on Issue 3” campaign that will be on the November ballot.  Issue 3 will be a vote to decide whether Ohio...

On a single day in October, Miami-Dade police raided 13 marijuana grow houses, seizing 586 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $2 million. Police arrested 11 people -- all Cubans, said Lt. Jose Gonzalez of the Miami-Dade Police Departments narcotics unit. (Taimy Alvarez/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

Cannabis amendment a possibility for Ohio

Katie Nix April 19, 2015

The race is on for the Ohio Cannabis Rights Amendment to make it onto the ballot for 2015.With more than two months left until the July 1 filing deadline, the Ohio Rights Group has to get almost 200,000...

Bruce Walton is the Opinion Editor. Contact him at bwalton4@kent.edu.

Opinion: The ethical aftermath of the ‘War on Drugs’

Bruce Walton April 19, 2015

The legalization of weed has been a topic widely discussed but never entertained in the mainstream media of America until recently. Until then, it was an idea that was conversed with people who smoke weed...

Medical marijuana cigarettes are hand-rolled at the All American Cannabis Club, aka A2C2, a medical marijuana collective, in San Jose, Calif., on August 20, 2014. The Golden State, with its already outsize medical-pot market, could soon be entering a Golden Era of commercialized cannabis. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/MCT)

Weed on campus and making sense of it all

Payton Moore April 19, 2015

November 2015 may come as a monumental win for weed activists in Ohio. If supporters reach 305,000 signatures by July, voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana use for those over 21.The bill contains...

Guest Columnist: Responsible Ohio’s Petition has more cons than pros

Graham Smith April 12, 2015

Let me start by saying that I am in no way against the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana use. Although I do not smoke myself, I believe that marijuana is a harmless drug. Similar vices,...

Jennifer Hutchinson is a freshman political science major and columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact her at jhutch2872@gmail.com.

Opinion: Another 4/20, another change for America

Jennifer Hutchinson April 21, 2014

It looks as if the support for legalizing marijuana is flying high. This year’s 4/20 has made more news than ever before. With two states permitting pot for recreational use and 21 others permitting...

News on the go: March 11, 2014

Taylor Williams March 10, 2014

On Monday, Judge Col. James Pohl refused to dismiss charges against Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair after reviewing newly disclosed emails. The judge said the military might have improperly moved forward with...

Albert Fisler is a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. Contact him at afisler@kent.edu.

Opinion: Is weed worth it?

Albert Fisler January 23, 2014

With the recent first legal purchase of marijuana occurring earlier this month in Colorado, many other states have begun examining the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana, whether for recreational or...

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