According to the Ohio Capitol Journal, Ohio could be voting to legalize recreational marijuana this November.

Today on the Bijou Star files on 93.1 WZAK, March 23, 2020:  See video and stories below Ohio issues stay-at-home order for all residents to combat spread of coronavirus  Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Sunday announced a stay-at-home order to continue combating the spread of coronavirus, essentially telling all residents to remain in their houses […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The mother of the 9-year-old boy who brought marijuana gummy bears to school has been placed on community control. Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pinkey Carr ordered Shari Gould to have a mental health evaluation, attend parenting class, get a substance abuse assessment and undergo random breathalyzer’s through April 2020. Gould must also […]

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving was suspended for the third time last week after violating the league’s drug policy, and now he’s announced that he’s ready to retire from the NFL. In a live stream on his Instagram account, Irving let his fans know about his decision. “Basically guys, I quit,” he explained. “They […]

CLEVELAND — The mother of a 9-year-old boy was arrested after he brought marijuana gummies to Anton Grdina School Monday, according to authorities. Police arrested a 27-year-old woman for child endangering whose name is being withheld pending charges filed. Cleveland police and EMS responded to Anton Grdina School, 2955 East 71st Street, around 1:45 p.m. after reports […]

CLEVELAND– Emergency crews responded to a school on Cleveland’s east side Monday afternoon. About 14 students at Anton Grdina School were given marijuana gummy bears, the Cleveland Division of Police said. Paramedics took nine children who were complaining of illness to Rainbow Babies And Children’s Hospital, according to police. They ranged in age from 5 […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The state of Ohio’s first licensed medical marijuana dispensaries will open their doors to patients at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. More than 3,500 patients have registered to purchase medical marijuana. So far, there are five licensed dispensaries with dozens more expected. Among them is The Botanist in Canton, which offers products, including […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Clinic, voted one of the best hospitals in the United States, will not be prescribing medical marijuana to its patients because of the belief in better alternatives. Medical marijuana has not been clinically tested extensively for safety and efficacy, it is not closely regulated from production to distribution, nor has it […]

Canada legalized recreational pot this week and its dispensaries weren’t the only ones with a business plan. A Girl Scouts Brownie — and budding entrepreneur — knew exactly where her best sales would come from. Elina Childs, 9, stood outside an Edmonton dispensary Wednesday and sold all her cookies to those enduring 4-hour lines during […]

The State Medical Board of Ohio has released a provisional list of 56 dispensaries that will be granted licenses to sell medical marijuana. The following counties and cities in Northeast Ohio have been given the green light to set up shop: Cuyahoga Cleveland (2) Garfield Heights Lakewood (2) Erie Huron Sandusky Lake Painesville Township Wickliffe Lorain Elyria (2) […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Police officers make a large marijuana bust on the city’s east side Friday afternoon. Cleveland police say they responded to a home in the 10000 block of Meech Avenue and recovered the pot. Officers say this was a massive grow operation. No word on any arrests.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Research published this week by the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests in states where marijuana is legal, the amount of opioids being prescribed is lower. In the U.S., 90 people a day die from an opioid overdose, according to the JAMA article. Lawmakers are scrambling for solutions and this research may […]