Peter B. Lewis Wants Marijuana Legalization Issue on Ohio Ballot


Eccentric billionaire, Clevelander, Progressive head, and noted marijuana enthusiast Peter B. Lewis has long been a supporter of the movement to legalize pot. Just last October, his "philanthropy" adviser told the New York Times that Lewis was holding back on political donations in favor of "building progressive infrastructure and marijuana reform. That’s just where his head is right now."

Now, the Columbus Dispatch reports that those efforts are getting more official with aims on getting a ballot issue set for Ohio. Grab some Twinkies and join us after the jump for details.

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