Ohio is now the 35th state in the nation to have cancer presumption legislation for the state's firefighters.
Gov. John Kasich signed the bill into law today (Wednesday) just after noon.
There are limitations to the law, but for those diagnosed with specific cancer linked to their hazardous duty, they can now receive worker's compensation benefits and medical treatment paid.
Following the signing, Beachwood Mayor Merle Gorden released this statement: