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April Fool’s Day: New Crew Owners Already Looking to Move Team Elsewhere

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine April Fool’s Day: New Crew Owners Already Looking to Move Team Elsewhere

In a shocking revelation uncovered by ColumbusUnderground.com, it’s become clear that the Haslam and Edwards families — the new owners of the recently “saved” Columbus Crew SC — are already looking to move the team to several other possible cities, including, but not limited to, Austin, Texas. Insiders say that Dr. Pete Edwards and Dee […]

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April Fool’s Day: Ohio Lawmakers Mulling “Fart Tax” to Make up for Lower Gas Tax

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine April Fool’s Day: Ohio Lawmakers Mulling “Fart Tax” to Make up for Lower Gas Tax

In a move already being questioned by critics, the Ohio state legislature is reportedly considering an unprecedented new “fart tax” that will be forced upon Ohioans anytime they flatulate, according to sources in the statehouse. The proposal is being tossed around as a way to make up for the lower gas tax hike, ever since […]

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April Fool’s Day: Governor Mike DeWine Embraces State’s Medical Marijuana Program

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine April Fool’s Day: Governor Mike DeWine Embraces State’s Medical Marijuana Program

In an unexpected move, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has decided to “fully embrace” the state’s medical marijuana program, which he announced at a press conference shortly after 4:20 p.m. on Friday. Though the Governor looked more glassy-eyed than usual, DeWine stated while snacking on a bag of Cheetos that his decision was made because he’s […]

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Cannabis Cultivation Comes With Environmental Complications

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Cannabis Cultivation Comes With Environmental Complications

As long as the complex licensing process works itself out, Ohio’s medical marijuana program should still be launching at some point, and growers will be allowed to cultivate the newly legal plant for market. However, as has been noted by some news outlets for years, whether society treats marijuana like a medicine or a drug, […]

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New Marijuana Laws Could Bring Criminal Justice Reform to Ohio

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine New Marijuana Laws Could Bring Criminal Justice Reform to Ohio

As Ohio slowly moves toward implementing its medical marijuana program this fall — and full legalization could potentially be on the ballot next year — it’s worth looking into how criminal justice reforms are being enacted around the nation with the plant’s newfound legal status, and how these same reforms could possibly come to the […]

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Will Ohio Benefit From Marijuana Tax Revenues?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Will Ohio Benefit From Marijuana Tax Revenues?

Some disappointing news on the legal marijuana front recently emerged out of California — only $34 million came into the state’s coffers from taxing cannabis products, about a third of what was originally projected by officials. At first glance, one may look at that stat and think, “What? Only $34 million for taxing a product […]

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Could Marijuana Culture Benefit Ohio Festivals?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Could Marijuana Culture Benefit Ohio Festivals?

As marijuana users and advocates alike celebrated the notorious weed smokers’ holiday known as “420” this past month, it’s worth looking into how full legalization of the drug in Ohio could potentially help the state’s economy. Ohio is still set to implement its medical marijuana program this fall, but if the state fully embraces the […]

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