Marijuana debate exclusive: What would you be voting on?

COLUMBUS – If their proposal gets on the November ballot, and is approved by voters, ten people or investment groups will basically own the exclusive right to grow marijuana for legal sale in Ohio.

As their campaign, under the one-word name “ResponsibleOhio”, has gained traction, the people behind those investments (roughly $2 million apiece) have largely stayed behind-the-scenes, until now.

In an exclusive interview with FOX 8, Woody Taft said the proposal comes with a lot of risk to investors like himself on the front end, and an uncertain future on the back-end even if voters decide to legalize recreational and medical marijuana this November.

“My group is putting up $2 million dollars for the Butler County grow site,” Taft said. “I’m taking an extraordinary amount of risk. I’m taking personal risk, reputational risk, and all...

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