Ohio Report for Friday, February 12, 2016

Task Force Examines Marijuana Extracts For Medicinal Potential; Judge Blocks Toledo Ordinance

The House Medical Marijuana Task focused much of the questioning of its first witnesses on what type of research has been done to determine the drug's efficacy as a treatment and whether legalizing it in a smoking form is even necessary.

However, Apeks Supercritical President and CEO Andy Joseph told the panel during Thursday's hearing that it will be unable to determine the merits of medical marijuana simply through public input.


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