Ontario pro-marijuana campaign leaps forward

The Ontario group MalheurCAN is now collecting signatures to place an initiative on the November ballot to lift a ban on retail marijuana sales in town. (The Enterprise/File).

ONTARIO – The effort to allow retail marijuana sales in Ontario is moving ahead as a local group starts collecting signatures to place the initiative before voters in November.

The Ontario endeavor is spearheaded by MalheurCAN, a pro-marijuana group created by resident Jim Forrester.

The chief petitioners of the Ontario proposal are Vale resident Dave Eyler along with Ontario residents . . .