Ohio Report for Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Senate Report
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Medical Marijuana Bill Heads To Governor After Legislature Approves Plan

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio is headed to the governor's desk after receiving final legislative approval on Wednesday night.

The Senate approved the measure (HB 523*) by a vote of 18-15, with four Democrats joining 11 Republicans in opposition. Hours later, the House voted 67-28 to accept the Senate's changes.


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