"Mr. Obama was famous for noting back on the campaign trail of 2008 when he was merely a presidential hopeful-
“I’m not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws on this issue.”
After admitting to his personal fondness for the marijuana plant, then candidate Barry Obama noted that, medical marijuana was a topic most suitable for the local governments and states to sort out with their voters.
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All this remarkable information had been out there, waiting to be discovered and all I had to do was agree to view it with an open mind. I learned that Cannabis Indica had been compounded into liquid extracts in the late 1800’s and up until the early 1900’s. These extracts were recommended by medical doctors to alleviate everything from teething pain in infants to reducing the pain of arthritis and menstrual cramps.
(Source: The Huffington Post)
Hemp, also known by its scientific name Cannabis Sativa L., is a versatile plant that has been agriculturally grown since ancient times. It is woody and grows tall, in all kinds of climate.
Hemp vs. Marijuana
Hemp is the variety of the cannabis plant that secretes low-grade THC in negligible amounts of less than 0.3%. It is non-psycho-active and hence approved for industrial production. Marijuana is rich in THC, with content ranging from 2 to 20%. Unfortunately, hemp and marijuana are often confused as the same substance.
Under provisions contained in Senate Bill 337, the penalty associated with cannabis paraphernalia will be lowered from a fourth-degree misdemeanor (punishable by up to 30 days in jail) to a minor misdemeanor, punishable by a traffic ticket-like citation and a fine.
A minor misdemeanor does not create a criminal record in Ohio.