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A Closer Look at Cannabis

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The following text is an excerpt from the Akron Beacon Journal, published on December 7, 2023:

Public health, enforcement and more: Your questions answered about marijuana legalization

Patrick Williams Special to the Akron Beacon Journal
Published 6:05 a.m. ET Dec. 7, 2023 | Updated 6:06 a.m. ET Dec. 7, 2023

At the Nov. 30 Akron Roundtable event "A Closer Look at Cannabis," moderated by Andrew Meyer, deputy editor of news Ideastream Public Media, a varied group of panelists spoke about expected and potential outcomes and efforts of marijuana legalization.

When will the general public be able to purchase marijuana?

BMD Member, Victoria L. Ferrise, shared that she does not expect commercial sales for adults ages 21 or older to begin until late September or early October 2024.

Currently, cannabis dispensaries will still only be accessible to medical marijuana patients.

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