Voter decision on marijuana seen setting Ontario’s future

Incumbent Mayor Ron Verini discusses the upcoming November election at the Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida in Ontario. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

ONTARIO – An initiative to allow retail sales of marijuana in Ontario is the central issue in the upcoming election and could set the course for Ontario into the next decade.

That was the opinion of four local officials as city voters began returning ballots.

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