Ohio voters soundly rejected a controversial initiative, known as Issue 3, that would have legalized marijuana in the state, but at the same time limited its sale and growth to a monopoly system.

Two dozen investors — including 98 Degrees frontman Nick Lachey and former NBA star Oscar Robertson — would have controlled 10 farms that could distribute weed if Issue 3 had passed. Lachey had been using social media to encourage voters to approve the proposal. After the defeat, he seemed hopeful that Ohio voters may change their minds in time.

While I may not agree, the people of Ohio have spoken and that’s the way it’s supposed to work. Change takes time#democracy #respect

— Nick Lachey (@NickLachey) November 4, 2015 Read more…

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