The Buchtelite

Legalizing marijuana, redistricting, barring monopolies

By Logan Lane and Paul Clifford

October 28, 2015


Filed under News

On Nov. 3, voters in the state of Ohio will decide whether to legalize marijuana (Issue 3), prevent future bills from encouraging monopolies (Issue 2), and make fairer, bipartisan redistricting (Issue 1).   What is issue 3? Issue 3, or The Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative, is an...

The issue with Issue 3

By Buchtelite Editorial Board

October 28, 2015


Filed under Editorials

Marijuana prohibition will not last, but the monopoly that issue 3 creates certainly will. Call it a monopoly, oligopoly, or cartel— the principal problem with issue 3 is that it puts 10 wealthy investors into the constitution of Ohio as the exclusive producers of commercial marijuana. What's worse is tha...

Pro-marijuana group visits UA

Pro-marijuana group visits UA

By Staff Writer

September 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Inevitable and taboo—two words that encapsulate the marijuana reform movement across the United States. Inevitable because there is already a great deal of positive traction towards reform but taboo because there is still a stigma associated with marijuana usage. This is why Responsible Ohio, the group...