DeWine Joins Teens in Rally Against Drug Use in Columbus
Thousands of teenagers from around the state gathered in Columbus for a rally against drug use where they were greeted by a special guest.
The We are the Majority Rally has been assembling teenagers for a high-energy event for eight years now.
Gov. Mike DeWine joined them at the start, saying substance abuse education and prevention plays a key role in fighting the state’s opioid epidemic. He said this rally emphasizes an important point.
“They’re carrying a message that look we’re in the majority," DeWine said. "A majority of kids do not do drugs, I think that’s a pretty powerful message.”
DeWine made some quick remarks and took dozens of selfies. This was the first time a governor had attended the rally, which ends with the teens marching to the Ohio Statehouse.