Investigators are looking into the possibility of a Mexican drug cartel connection to the mass shootings in Pike County. It's a group familiar to local law enforcement.
Back in 2010 the Ohio Attorney General offices says there was a group growing thousands of marijuana plants here in Muskingum and also nearby Logan County. Authorities arrested 10 illegal immigrants in what Sheriff Matt Lutz said was a "very sophisticated and elaborate operation."
The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol says it seized more than 45 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. Lt. Matt Boyd says it happened Friday after troopers stopped a 2016 Audi for failing to obey a traffic control device on I-70 in Zanesville just after 10:30 a.m. Lt. Boyd says criminal indictors were observed and a Zanesville Police Department drug sniffing dog alerted troopers and a probably cause search revealed the marijuana. It has a street value of just over 281-thousand...
An effort to legalize marijuana statewide in Ohio elicited a response from Zanesville City Council Tuesday evening.
In a six to one vote, council passed a resolution taking a position against State Issue Three, a constitutional amendment that would legalize marijuana statewide. We spoke with Zanesville City Council President Dan Vincent about many of the concerns expressed by council members.
A new study released by the University of Michigan reports that more U.S. college students are using marijuana.
The percentage of college students who reported daily marijuana use has increased heavily over the past decade. As part of the university's "Monitoring the Future" study, surveys among the nation's college students prove marijuana to be the substance of choice, surpassing tobacco for the first time in 2014. CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel, said...
Soon, Ohio voters will decide whether or not to legalize marijuana.
ResponsibleOhio's proposed constitutional amendment would create ten grow sites around the state. But now, health boards around Ohio take a look into the addictive properties in marijuana, and how problems could increase if the amendment passes.
"If you're prone to addiction you're not going to get around it if you start using," said Steve Carrel, Muskingum Behavioral Health's Executive...
Ohio voters will have the chance to decide this fall whether marijuana should be legalized for medicinal and recreational use. The state’s elections chief says that Responsible Ohio’s legalization proposal met the state’s petition signature requirements to qualify for the November ballot. Organizers had initially fallen short of valid signatures. The proposed amendment would allow adults 21 and over to buy marijuana and establish at network of 10 authorized growing locations around the state.
ResponsibleOhio made progress this month in getting a ballot measure on the November ballot on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Ohio.
After getting the necessary signatures, the group is waiting for verification.
Now, as Ohio becomes one of the most recent states to push for legalization, a Nationwide Children's Hospital study looked at the number of infants and toddlers exposed to marijuana. Steve Carrel, the executive director of Muskingum Behavioral Health,...