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Medical marijuana patients and caregivers must register in Ohio

While marijuana cultivation, sale and possession are illegal on a federal and state level, in 2016, House Bill 523, which legalized medical marijuana for certain medical conditions, was signed into law. Although medical marijuana was supposed to be legal to sell in our state, starting September 8, 2018, officials have stated that they will be unable to meet this deadline. However, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program is in the process of issuing certificates to hundreds of businesses -- manufacturers, dispensaries, and more -- associated with medical marijuana.

Advances in medical marijuana are made as FDA approves new drug

Some Ohioans who suffer from epileptic seizures may find that, due to their specific medical conditions, their remedies are few and far between. Their seizures could be so debilitating and frequent to significantly impact their quality of life. However, some sufferers of epileptic seizures may soon find more relief as a new medical marijuana drug has been approved by the federal government for the treatment of two specific epilepsy conditions.

Medical marijuana may be prescribed for pain under Illinois bill

The medicinal benefits of marijuana are starting to become better known. One possible benefit of the drug is pain relief. While scientists are still studying whether marijuana is an effective painkiller, what is known is that, in the wake of the opioid epidemic in Ohio and across the nation, medical marijuana may be a better choice for patients than addictive prescription painkillers.

Delays continue for medical marijuana dispensary applicants

Ohio, along with other states, has legalized medical marijuana. However, this does not mean that just anyone can set up a shop to sell medical marijuana. Those who wish to operate a medical marijuana dispensary must be licensed to do so. And, obtaining such a license is proving to be difficult.

Growers of medical marijuana in Ohio entangled in lawsuit

Although Ohio has passed laws legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes, this doesn't mean the process of implementing such laws has run smoothly. Issues have arisen regarding the licensure of marijuana growers, that may impact when such businesses can begin operations.

More studies are needed for FDA to approve medical marijuana

The use of marijuana for medicinal purposes can be very beneficial for people in Ohio suffering from cancer, seizures, multiple sclerosis, anxiety and other ailments. However, people in Ohio may be surprised to hear that, despite the fact that medical marijuana is gaining acceptance across the country, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved medical marijuana as a means for treating certain conditions.

We help businesses with medical marijuana licensure

More states are starting to recognize the benefits of medical marijuana. It can help with pain, nausea, seizures and more. Ohio is one state that has recognized that allowing residents to have access to medical marijuana is a beneficial thing, and has since legalized it. However, that doesn't mean just anyone can grow marijuana and sell it for medicinal purposes. Medical marijuana in Ohio is highly regulated.

Medical marijuana providers safe at least until September

Medical marijuana businesses across the country breathed a collective sigh of relief on March 23 of this year. The federal government’s omnibus spending bill—totally $1.3 trillion—was passed into law that day. In it was included the highly scrutinized Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment.

The future of medical marijuana is still uncertain

The State of Ohio legalized medical marijuana in 2016. Although the move was a victory for social advocates, it left the complicated tasks of administration and licensing to state bureaucracies. Nearly two years later, the state is stuck on its licensing procedures as the September deadline approaches for operations. Could hopes for medical marijuana go up in smoke before operations even begin?

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