Watch: Why Ohio Needs A Monopoly On Growing Operations

Update: Nov. 4, 2015: Ohioans overwhelmingly voted down Issue 3.

Ian James - head of the pro-legalization group Responsible Ohio - told CNN why Issue 3 includes the controversial limitation of just 10 licensed growers in the state. His basic argument: limiting the number of farms makes it easier for the state to inspect and regulate the industry. He says the state of New York, with its 20 million inhabitants, only issued five licenses. Ohio has a population of about 11.5 million. James also points out that additional licenses may be issued after four years of legalization.

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There are two things in my life I love most: cannabis and my fellow queers. Yet, the two hardly seem to intersect whenever I read articles about weed. Instead, I read mostly about CBD or legalization.

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