Council to Conduct Public Hearing on Marijuana Reform Package
Conduct Public Hearing on Marijuana Reform Package
Hearing of the Criminal Justice and Judiciary and the Rules and Reference
committees on Marijuana Reform
Council President Shannon Hardin
Councilmember Shayla Favor
Thursday, July 18, 2019
90 W. Broad St.
Council President Shannon G. Hardin
and Councilmember Shayla Favor will
convene a joint hearing of the Criminal Justice and Judiciary and the Rules and
Reference committees to hear community feedback on a legislative package to
lower penalties for marijuana offenses and help formerly justice-involved
residents reenter the workforce.
All interested citizens are invited to offer public testimony,
with comments limited to three minutes. Anyone wishing to address City Council
on this matter must fill out a speaker slip between 8am-5:30pm on the day
of the hearing at Columbus City Hall.
This hearing is available on WCBZ Channel 22.6, live stream on
the CTV website and
broadcast on Spectrum, Channel 1024; WOW, Channel 3 and AT&T
U-verse, Channel 99. The video will be posted on the City of Columbus YouTube
channel following the event.