Here Are the Ohio Cities Voting on Marijuana This Tuesday November 6th

With the marijuana midterms right around the corner, it’s imperative that you know who you’re voting for, what issues are going to be on your ballot, and where your voting location is leading up to Election Day this Tuesday November 6th. To see who the Vote marijuanamost pro-cannabis reform candidates are in your district, check out our Smoke the Vote scorecard and voter guide.

In addition, if you live in any of these cities, be sure to vote YES on the following marijuana ballot initiatives.

Dayton

Shall the Dayton Revised Code of General Ordinances be amended to decriminalize specific misdemeanor marihuana and hashish offenses?

Garrettsville

If adopted, the amendment would (1) Require sentence reductions of incarcerated individuals, except individuals incarcerated for murder, rape,or child molestation, by up to 25% if the individual participates in rehabilitative, work, or educational programming; (2) Mandate that criminal offenses of obtaining, possessing, or using any drug such as fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD, and other controlled substances cannot be classified as a felony, but only a misdemeanor. (3) Prohibit jail time as a sentence for obtaining, possessing, or using such drugs until an individual’s third offense within 24 months. (4) Allow an individual convicted of obtaining, possessing, or using any such drug prior to the effective date of the amendment to ask a court to reduce the conviction to a misdemeanor, regardless of whether the individual has completed the sentence. (5) Require any available funding, based on projected savings, to be applied to state-administered rehabilitation programs and crime victim funds. (6) Require a graduated series of responses, such as community service, drug treatment, or jail time, for minor, non-criminal probation violations.

Windham

If adopted, the amendment would (1) Require sentence reductions of incarcerated individuals, except individuals incarcerated for murder, rape,or child molestation, by up to 25% if the individual participates in rehabilitative, work, or educational programming; (2) Mandate that criminal offenses of obtaining, possessing, or using any drug such as fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD, and other controlled substances cannot be classified as a felony, but only a misdemeanor. (3) Prohibit jail time as a sentence for obtaining, possessing, or using such drugs until an individual’s third offense within 24 months. (4) Allow an individual convicted of obtaining, possessing, or using any such drug prior to the effective date of the amendment to ask a court to reduce the conviction to a misdemeanor, regardless of whether the individual has completed the sentence. (5) Require any available funding, based on projected savings, to be applied to state-administered rehabilitation programs and crime victim funds. (6) Require a graduated series of responses, such as community service, drug treatment, or jail time, for minor, non-criminal probation violations.

Fremont

“Shall the proposed Sensible Marihuana Ordinance which lowers the penalty for misdemeanor marijuana offenses to the lowest penalty allowed by state law be adopted?”

Norwood

“Shall the proposed ordinance adding Section 513.15 Marijuana Laws and Penalties to the City of Norwood Municipal Code, which would lower the penalty for misdemeanor marijuana offenses to the lowest penalty allowed by state law, be adopted?”

Oregon

“Shall the proposed Sensible Marihuana Ordinance which lowers the penalty for misdemeanor marijuana offenses to the lowest penalty allowed by state law be adopted?”

Make sure you know where your polling location is, who the most cannabis friendly candidiates are, and be sure to get to the polls on November 6th to #SmokeTheVote!