Michigan Legalizes Recreational Marijuana - What Does That Mean For Ohio?

As Michigan legalized recreational marijuana this past Sunday, Ohio law enforcement officers say they are mindful of the likelihood that more individuals will travel to Ohio from Michigan carrying marijuana, according to reporting by Cleveland.com. The Ohio State Highway Patrol told reporters it is not planning to take increased action, but officers are cognizant of the potential for increased marijuana traffic to Ohio and will be looking for probable cause to search for criminal activity. Read the full story here. The marijuana-law landscape in Ohio is confusing. It is muddled further by Ohio’s recently enacted medical-marijuana program and the difficulty that police dogs and labs may have detecting illegal marijuana compared to legal products. Flannery | Georgalis has advised and defended corporations and individuals regarding marijuana enforcement in Ohio.