Stories tagged with: Medical Marijuana

January 14, 2016 - 6:29pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

 State lawmakers are examining potential steps to address a statewide issue that Ohioans voted against in the fall.

The Ohio House has put together a Task Force to examine if the legislators should be taking another look at the medical marijuana legislation. We talked to the CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel who said the issue should ultimately be determined by science and doctors.

"My position is the position of a lot of people in Ohio, put it through...

November 13, 2015 - 3:06pm
12 weeks 2 days ago

The recent defeat of Issue 3 has prompted Ohio legislators to take a serious look into medical marijuana.

The use of marijuana for medicinal use is hot topic among the Republican majority in The Ohio Statehouse. State Representative, Brian Hill, said potential legislation is currently under discussion, but CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel, thinks the decision to legalize marijuana for medicinal use in Ohio should be left up to someone else.

"I don't believe...

February 28, 2013 - 11:17am
2 years 49 weeks ago

Anti-drug groups prepare for a fight to keep a possible medical marijuana amendment from passing.

The issue could make the ballot as early as November and one drug prevention specialist spent time at the State House in Columbus taking part in an event to get educated about the drug.

Muskingum Behavioral Health's Steve Carrel  said that the issue shouldn't be put to a public vote. Instead, he said marijuana for medical purposes needs to be put through testing.

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