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Half of Ohio’s registered medical cannabis patients are deterred by high prices, data reveals

Half of Ohio’s registered medical cannabis patients are deterred by high prices, data reveals

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 17, 2019

On June 8, 2016, House Bill 523 was signed into law by the former Governor of Ohio, John Kasich. The signing of HB 523 kick-started the state's medical cannabis industry. However, the system still has some flaws that need to be straightened out before all of Ohio's medical cannabis patients can afford their...

State Medical Board of Ohio recommends adding autism and anxiety to list of qualifying conditions for cannabis

State Medical Board of Ohio recommends adding autism and anxiety to list of qualifying conditions for cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 22, 2019

Residents of Ohio who suffer from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and/or anxiety could soon become eligible to get a prescription for pharmaceutical cannabis-based medicines. Earlier this month, the conditions were recommended by lawmakers for inclusion on Ohio's list of medical cannabis qualifications. A 12-...

Ohio regulators want $2.1M to cover the cost of medical cannabis

Ohio regulators want $2.1M to cover the cost of medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 2, 2019

Ohio State regulators have demanded an additional $2.1 million from state coffers to afford litigation fees for medical cannabis lawsuits. The lawsuits were filed against the Ohio Department of Commerce. The “Buckeye State” has its own Medical Marijuana Control Program, of which is being over...

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