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Public investment in arts and culture pays huge economic dividends

The GCP is backing passage of the November 3rd ballot issue calling for the 10-year renewal of the current 1.5 cents tax per cigarette sold in Cuyahoga County to support arts and cultural organizations.

Our arts and cultural organizations not only improve the educational performance of our schoolchildren, they also pay substantial economic dividends including employing nearly 9,000 people and generating hundreds of millions of dollars in annual economic activity. Read more.

Learn more about why we’re opposing marijuana legalization in Ohio

In this week’s “GCP Insight” interview, Marty McGann, the GCP’s senior vice president of advocacy, discusses why the organization is opposing the ResponsibleOhio effort to legalize marijuana use in the State of Ohio.

He explains that, following a lengthy review, the GCP concluded the proposal to permit marijuana use for both recreational and medical purposes could negatively impact workplaces and burden small businesses.
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