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Jake Richardson, the lead marketing manager at Ohio Marijuana Card, poses for a photo at the Cleveland office on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

Medical marijuana is finally available in Ohio. What does that mean for Kent State?

Tyler Haughn and Chad Flannery February 3, 2019

Ohio passed its medical marijuana law, House Bill 523, under former Ohio Gov. John Kasich in 2016, but patients were able to get prescriptions filled for the first time on Jan. 16.The law allows patients...

Marijuana grower Basil McMahon with his crop in Grass Valley, Calif., on November 12, 2015. A sweeping new package of laws will reverse years of state silence by regulating and licensing every stage of the medical marijuana industry. “It means I’ll be able to do what Im doing without fear of persecution for the first time in my life, for the first time in generations,” McMahon said. 

Weed prescriptions ignored on campus because of federal funding

Addie Gall August 26, 2018

Medical marijuana, usage on state college campuses remains prohibited because the drug is illegal under federal law.According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, marijuana continues to be considered...

Kent City Council approves medical marijuana zoning, talks record retention

David Williams April 5, 2018

Kent City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the inclusion of medical marijuana into the Kent zoning code, pursuant to all current state laws.Since the state legalized medical marijuana in...

Medical marijuana makes its way to Portage County, but not yet to Kent campus

Laina Yost January 26, 2018

 A medical marijuana dispensary is expected to come to Ravenna in September, but Kent State will continue its smoke-free campus campaign against all smoking, including that of medical marijuana.  A number...

The site at 4000 Lake Rockwell Rd. in Ravenna Twp. where FN Group Holdings, LLC, will build a medical marijuana cultivation and processing plant. Taken in December 2017.

Medical marijuana grow site to open in Ravenna

A vacant lot in Ravenna Township will become Portage County’s only medical marijuana grow site and processing facility, at least for now, after the state of Ohio announced in late November the 24 companies...

Matt Poe

Opinion: Jeff Sessions’ vendetta on marijuana isn’t going anywhere

Matt Poe June 14, 2017

Pack up some “loud” as the kids call it and prepare your favorite munchies for this column.U.S. Attorney General and Keebler Elf lookalike Jeff Sessions is ready to relight, uh, I mean, reignite his...

Marijuana

Marijuana grower Basil McMahon with his crop in Grass Valley, Calif., on November 12, 2015. A sweeping new package of laws will reverse years of state silence by regulating and licensing every stage of...

Marijuana on Campus

Nhat V. Meyer April 19, 2015

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...

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...

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