While many cities and towns around the Cleveland area and a lot of other Ohio municipalities have recently put a 180 day ban on any type of new Ohio medical marijuana business or dispensary, the Johnstown Village Council voted 6-1 to approve a resolution not prohibiting medical dispensaries from operating in the town, WBNS-10TV
reports. Village Manager Jim Lenner said the industry could benefit the small town’s local economy. He pointed to a vacant 150-acre space in the city limits that could serve as a cannabis campus – used for cultivation, production, testing, and research and development. The site neighbors an Apeks Supercritical
Ohio is still a couple of years away from a viable medical marijuana industry, it’s the pre-planning stages & build outs of facilities will take prior to that so having info like this early on could really help steer and also help the industry into getting a foothold in an area of Ohio that will not try and push them out at any point and welcome the businesses new jobs and opportunities that come along with them.