The Fight for Medical Marijuana Business in the Ohio Valley


In southeast Ohio, marijuana was once something officials tried to eliminate. Now officials hope medical marijuana can replace lost jobs and revenue.

Medical marijuana is becoming more popular among voters and politicians around the Ohio Valley. And not just for medical reasons. In Ohio, communities affected by the declines in mainstay industries see the plant as an opportunity to grow much needed jobs and revenue. But Aaron Payne reports that while Ohio’s program is showing early promise, the benefits are not reaching some areas with the most need.

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