Ohio Voters Reject Legalizing Marijuana Controlled by Investors

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  • Measure would have allowed medicinal and recreational use
  • Ten groups would have controlled growing sites, distribution

Marijuana plants grow at the MedMar Healing Center, a medical-marijuana dispensary, in San Jose, California, on Feb. 7, 2013.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Ohio voters rejected a ballot measure to legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana, which opponents said was wrong for the state and would have given investor groups a lock on profits.

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