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Signed as Law: Ohio Takes Step Toward Treating Gold and Silver as Money

Signed as Law: Ohio Takes Step Toward Treating Gold and Silver as Money

The new law will relieve some of the tax burdens on investors, and it will also eliminate one barrier to using gold and silver in everyday transactions, a foundational step for people to undermine the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money

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Ohio Bill Would Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Despite Federal Prohibition

Ohio Bill Would Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Despite Federal Prohibition

Under the proposed law, adults 21 and over could possess up to five ounces of marijuana and grow up to 12 plants for personal use. The legislation would also create a regulatory framework directed by the Ohio Department of Commerce for the commercial cultivation and retail sale of marijuana.

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Status Update: Ohio Announces Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations Despite Federal Prohibition

Status Update: Ohio Announces Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations Despite Federal Prohibition

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 14, 2018) – Last week, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy announced the location of dozens of new medical marijuana dispensaries, taking another important step toward getting its medical marijuana program up and running and further nullifying the federal government’s unconstitutional cannabis prohibition in effect. Medical marijuana became officially legal in Ohio in…

Signed as Law: Ohio Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Situations

Signed as Law: Ohio Takes on Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole in Most Situations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 5, 2016) – On Wednesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill that reforms asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without criminal charges in many cases. The new law also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the…

To the Governor: Ohio Right to Try Act Rejects Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

To the Governor: Ohio Right to Try Act Rejects Some FDA Restrictions on Terminal Patients

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 19, 2016) – Last week, the Ohio Senate unanimously approved a bill that sets the foundation to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that deny access to experimental treatments by terminally ill patients. The legislation now heads to Gov. John Kasich’s desk for his consideration. Rep. Robert Sprague…

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion After 20 Weeks, Defying Supreme Court Precedent

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion After 20 Weeks, Defying Supreme Court Precedent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 15, 2016) – On Tuesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill into law banning most abortions after 20 weeks, defying a Supreme Court opinion prohibiting states from regulating abortions before 24 weeks. Sen. Peggy Lehner and Sen. Jay Hottinger sponsored Senate Bill 127 (SB127). The legislation bans abortions after 20 weeks…

Four Ohio Cities Decriminalize Marijuana Possession, Lead Way for Entire State to Nullify Federal Prohibition

Four Ohio Cities Decriminalize Marijuana Possession, Lead Way for Entire State to Nullify Federal Prohibition

Statewide efforts to legalize marijuana in Ohio failed at the ballot box last year, but several cities pressed ahead, voting to decriminalize cannabis within their city limits. This takes a solid first step toward effectively nullifying prohibition in practice. Voters in the Ohio cities of Bellaire, Logan, Newark and Roseville all approved marijuana decriminalization measures…

To the Governor: Ohio Legislature Passes Bill to Close Federal Asset Forfeiture Loophole

To the Governor: Ohio Legislature Passes Bill to Close Federal Asset Forfeiture Loophole

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 9, 2016) – Yesterday, the Ohio legislature gave final approval to a bill that would reform asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without criminal charges in many cases. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to…