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DEPC facilitates a faster path to pardon in Ohio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine at the press conference announcing the Ohio Governor's Expedited Pardon Project

A new project facilitated by the DEPC, and launched by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, aims to help law-abiding citizens hindered by a long-past mistake.  Read the story


Cannabiz Sprint drives student innovation at Ohio State

Students and judges pose for a photo at the Cannabiz Innovation Sprint Final Pitch.

Learn how participation in this year's Sprint led three students to develop a winning proposal to assist Ohioans struggling with opioid addiction.  Read the story


DEPC event highlights the need for data-led criminal justice reform in Ohio

Panelists at Issue 1 One Year Later

The story of criminal justice reform in Ohio didn't end with the failure of Issue 1. Can lawmakers enact better reforms without better data?  Read the story


DEPC fellowship uncovers new paths in Washington and Beyond

2018 and 2019 D.C. Fellows Headshots

For Moritz students interested in drug policy and enforcement, a DEPC fellowship can uncover new paths in Washington and beyond.  Read the story


Inaugural DEPC event highlights Buckeyes in the cannabis industry

Panelists at the inaugural Buckeyes in Cannabis event

For the first time ever, Buckeyes working in and around the cannabis industry met to discuss emerging issues and the future of reform.  Read the story