Local law enforcement officers and dispensary owners, such as the Ohio Cannabis Co. in Piqua, say it is still unclear exactly how state legislators will proceed with recreational marijuana under state Issue 2.
Sheryl Roadcap | Miami Valley Today
By Matt Clevenger
PIQUA — Ohio voters have approved recreational marijuana under State Issue 2, but local law enforcement officers and dispensary owners say many areas of the new law still need clarification before changes start to take effect on Thursday, Dec. 7.
“I think there are a lot of areas of the legislation that will need cleaned up and cleared up,” Miami County Sheriff Dave Duchak said. “I anticipate that the state legislature will get involved to make the clarifications that are needed.”
“We are waiting on guidance from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the county prosecutor,” Duchak said. “There are a lot of variables with the legislation that have yet to be addressed.”
“We are working with our law director and hope to receive guidance from the state,” Troy Police Chief Shawn McKinney said. “With any major change, we will provide training to our officers so they understand what is