The short answer is yes; however, under the Ohio and United States Constitutions, a police officer's belief that a traffic violation occurred must be "objectively reasonable."
As of July 30, 2019, hemp became legal in the State of Ohio. The difference between marijuana and hemp could be an important legal defense in drug trafficking and drug possession cases.
This month, City Council voted to decriminalize marijuana possession in Cincinnati for individuals who possess up to 100 grams. But does this mean people can light up a joint within the city limits? Not so fast.