Akron DSA Statement on Ohio Issue 2

Akron DSA is proud that Ohioans voted to legalize cannabis for recreational use in Tuesday’s election. As a chapter, we’re happy to have played a small role: we knocked on more than 650 doors in multiple cities in the greater Akron area to help encourage voter turnout.

Issue 2’s passage is not the end: Future efforts around cannabis must include prosocial considerations such as criminal record expungement, youth prevention efforts (including bans/restrictions on deceptive packaging that looks like candy), and measures to protect workers and patrons from second-hand smoke.

Want to help join in the fight? You can find out more about DSA and join here.

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