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Ohio State Medical Board rejects autism and anxiety as qualifying conditions for cannabis

Ohio State Medical Board rejects autism and anxiety as qualifying conditions for cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Cannabis regulators have put forward a recommendation to bulk up the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in Ohio. Cachexia – otherwise known as "wasting syndrome" – could soon be included on the state's eligibility criteria. This medical condition is characterized by weight/muscle loss, w...

Ohio releases fresh guidance to assist patients in gaining access to medicine during COVID-19

Ohio releases fresh guidance to assist patients in gaining access to medicine during COVID-19

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 15, 2020

New information has been made available to patients who are enrolled in Ohio’s medical cannabis program amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance was published by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) with the primary goal of simplifying the process of obtaining medicine among registered patie...

Patients complain about Ohio medical cannabis purchase limits, prompting change

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/could-ohio-be-the-first-to-legalize-cannabis-in-the-midwest

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 16, 2020

Complaints regarding cannabis patient purchase limits in Ohio have been arising for quite some time. However, restrictions could soon be lifted, with the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy preparing to review its “90-day supply” rule. Being on the receiving end of more than 50 public comments has prompte...

Medical cannabis patients in Ohio complain of their medicine being too pricey

https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/could-ohio-be-the-first-to-legalize-cannabis-in-the-midwest

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2019

The cost of medical cannabis in Ohio is deterring patients from paying for their medicine. This is based on the results of a survey carried out by the Ohio State University's Drug Enforcement Policy Center. Conducted in collaboration with the nonprofit pro-cannabis group Harm Reduction Ohio, the survey ...

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