Brooklyn councilmembers hear from community members on whether city should allow marijuana dispensaries – WKYC.com

Ohio is now one of five states in the Midwest where marijuana is legal and the 24th in the country to do so.

BROOKLYN, Ohio — Thursday marks the first time Brooklyn City Councilmembers are hearing from residents publicly whether to allow marijuana dispensaries in the city.

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Ohio is now one of five states in the Midwest where marijuana is legal and the 24th in the country to do so. Even though is legal, people can’t walk into a dispensary to purchase marijuana for recreational use yet unless there’s a medical car in use.

Complicating matters is cities and towns have the power to allow recreational sales or ban them.

“I do support the idea of allowing one dispensary in the city if it is done carefully and correctly,” one resident stated.

As more cities across the Buckeye State decide what to do, some residents don’t want Brooklyn to be left behind and miss out on the money marijuana sales can bring into the city.

“People are driving up to Michigan

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