Hear Cincinnati Podcast: The new push for legal recreational pot in Ohio

Build-A-Bear board member a key player

This week on Hear Cincinnati, host Maxim Alter, digital reporter Lucy May, digital editor Meghan Wesley and 9 On Your Side anchor Katherine Nero discuss a fire at a historic Lebanon church, a local man climbing Mount Everest, an undisclosed fundraising event with FC Cincinnati, a bullied boy who went viral, using yoga to recover from drug addiction, Fingerlings and more. 

Maxim then talks with reporter Lisa Bernard-Kuhn about the latest push to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio -- and how it differs with 2015's failed attempt that included celebrities lke Nick Lachey, a mascot named Buddie and Build-A-Bear board member James Gould.

Listen to this episode in the player above.

Notable links: 

  • 1:10 - The panel discusses a church fire, Mount Everest, a fundraiser that raised eyebrows, bullying, recovering from addiction with yoga, Fingerlings and more
  • 18:50 - Reporter Lisa Bernard-Kuhn breaks down the latest push to legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. 

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear.

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Hear Cincinnati is back for the new year. This week, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero talk President Donald Trump, the Cincinnati Zoo's new baby hippo, the film "Hidden Figures," Adam Jones and much more. Photographer Emily Maxwell also walks us through covering the historic women's march in D.C. and I-Team reporter Hillary Lake gives us an exclusive look inside a local heroin treatment center. 

Listen to this episode in the player above.

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear

Subscribe to the HEAR Cincinnati podcast:
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