On November 7, 2023, Ohio voters decisively passed Issue 2, putting the “high” in Ohio and becoming the 24th state to legalize adult-use marijuana. Issue 2, which goes into effect on December 7, 2023, allows adults to purchase and possess marijuana for adult use, subject to state regulation and taxation. Lawmakers and state officials
Claire Fox Hodge is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, government investigations, and white-collar criminal defense. She thrives on tackling novel challenges and working with her clients to develop practical, innovative legal solutions.
Claire has participated in all stages of litigation in a wide variety of complex commercial cases, including drafting pleadings, discovery requests, subpoenas, and dispositive motions; preparing corporate witnesses for deposition; managing document production and review; retaining and coordinating with expert witnesses; and attending mediations.
The leaked opinion overturning Roe, combined with a largely unknown workers’ compensation case pending before the Supreme Court, reveal the Biden administration’s position on cannabis: The Biden administration doesn’t care about cannabis issues. Or is it that the Biden administration cares so much about cannabis issues to leave them in the hands of the…