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Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

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Ohio’s political leaders continue to ask questions about the process used for awarding licenses for the state’s new medical marijuana program.

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, December 7th:

STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

State Auditor Dave Yost says questions about past drug convictions of a consultant who played a key role in Ohio’s new medical marijuana program, set to begin operation in September, need to be addressed now. And he believes it’s time for an investigation.

Yost says he’s troubled by reports that the consultant who graded applications from companies seeking licenses had drug convictions in his past.

JO INGLES / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

One of the principal backers of the failed 2015 ballot issue to legalize marijuana is threatening legal action against the state's medical pot program. 

ResponsibleOhio backer Jimmy Gould applied for at least one of the 12 large-scale cultivators' licenses for the medical marijuana program set up by lawmakers last year. He didn’t get one.

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