Ohio Is Making It Easier to Access and Purchase Medical Marijuana

Ohio Is Making It Easier to Access and Purchase Medical Marijuana

Ohio has more than 88,000 medical marijuana patients and 51 dispensaries to accommodate them. COVID-19 has presented new challenges for patients looking to access their medication, and in response, the state has enacted new measures to ensure continued access. Some of these measures will forever change how medical marijuana is treated in Ohio. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Top $86 Million

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Top $86 Million

Arkansas opened its first medical marijuana dispensaries in May 2019. Since that time, the state has been scrambling to fine-tune its program and create an efficient system for all patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the fledgling program, but it has also given way to new, more patient-friendly practices like improved sanitation, greater access to delivery, and telemedicine evaluations. Read More

3 Ways COVID-19 Has Affected Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Market

3 Ways COVID-19 Has Affected Arkansas' Medical Marijuana Market

Arkansas opened its first medical marijuana dispensaries in May 2019. Since that time, the state has been scrambling to fine-tune its program and create an efficient system for all patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the fledgling program, but it has also given way to new, more patient-friendly practices like improved sanitation, greater access to delivery, and telemedicine evaluations. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Nausea in Ohio?

nauseous Ohio medical marijuana patient

Ohio currently recognizes 21 qualifying conditions for prospective medical marijuana patients. Nausea doesn’t appear on the list, but you may still qualify as a patient. Nausea is a symptom of numerous medical conditions, several of which are recognized as qualifying conditions by Ohio’s Board of Pharmacy. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for HIV/AIDS in Ohio?

Medical Marijuana for HIV AIDS in Ohio

Medical marijuana may be effective for numerous symptoms associated with HIV treatment. If you’re an Ohio resident who lives with the virus, there’s good news: HIV/AIDS is recognized as one of the Board of Pharmacy’s 21 qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. You can even get certified online with a telemedicine evaluation. Read More

Ohio Is Cracking Down on Private Marijuana Clubs

Ohio Police Cracking Down on Private Marijuana Clubs

The COVID-19 outbreak has contributed to booming medical marijuana sales in Ohio. But not all of these sales are coming from above-board operations. So-called private medical marijuana clubs have been operating under the radar since the program officially took off in early 2019. Police and regulators are increasingly cracking down on these operations.

If you’re a patient, it’s important to recognize the difference between legitimate and unauthorized cannabis businesses. Purchasing your medication from the wrong source may come with significant risks and severe consequences. Read More

Can You Get a Maryland Medical Marijuana Card for Parkinson’s Disease?

Doctor consults Parkinson's disease patient for Medical Marijuana in Maryland

If you’re a Maryland resident living with Parkinson’s disease, medical marijuana may provide you with some symptom relief and improve your quality of life. There has been some confusion as to whether Parkinson’s patients qualify for medical marijuana in Maryland, as the state doesn’t explicitly list the disease among its qualifying conditions. However, the language of the law does make it clear that most Parkinson’s sufferers are in fact eligible. Read More

The Ohio Medical Cannabis Program Is Thriving During COVID-19

Ohio Medical Cannabis patients

Ohio’s fledgling medical marijuana program is seeing an influx of new patients, and the COVID-19 pandemic may be largely responsible. According to data from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, sales have been picking up significantly since February, right before Gov. Mike DeWine first unrolled the state’s ‘Safe at Home’ order. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Expirations Suspended Due to COVID-19

Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary budtender serving medical cannabis

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, the Arkansas Department of Health has announced that it will be suspending medical marijuana expirations until further notice. This applies to both patient and caregiver medical marijuana cards. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Advocates Want More Cultivation Facilities

Arkansas medical marijuana grower working inside growing facility

If you’re an Arkansas medical marijuana patient, you may have noticed that your medicine is pretty costly. Local cannabis advocates are pushing for a simple solution: more cultivation facilities. It’s yet to be seen whether increased cultivation will result in lower prices, but if data from neighboring Oklahoma is any indication, the answer is a resounding yes. Read More

Over 800 Appeals Filed for Missouri Dispensary Licenses

Could More Missouri Dispensaries Be On the Way

Earlier this year, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) approved 192 medical marijuana dispensary licenses, 24 in each of the state’s eight congressional districts. The DHSS also awarded 60 licenses to cultivation facilities and 86 to product makers. But the matter appears far from settled. With many patients already holding their Missouri marijuana card, one of the key developments is the fact that over 800 rejected business applicants (including dispensary owners) have already filed appeals. Read More

Corona Virus Update for Our Patients

The health and well-being of our Patients, Staff, and Community is our highest priority. Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Green Health Docs will continue to deliver the highest level of care with the greatest level of precaution. Below are some of the precautionary measurements set in place at all of our clinics.

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Missouri Medical Marijuana Bills Seek to Protect Employees & Parents

Missouri office building with employees inside

Missouri NORML has introduced two new bills in the hopes of protecting patients who participate in the state’s new medical marijuana program. One bill is aimed at protecting employees, and the other seeks to protect parents. Both bills have been filed in the Missouri House of Representatives by Rep. Wiley Price of St. Louis. Read More

How Missouri Is Preparing to Sell Medical Marijuana

Missouri medical cannabis cultivation facility growing medical marijuana

Thanks to last year’s passage of Amendment 2, qualifying Missouri residents can now become legal MMJ patients by acquiring their Missouri medical marijuana card. In January, state health department officials released a complete list of the 192 marijuana dispensaries approved for licensure. The state has also approved 60 licensed commercial cultivators to provide marijuana to these dispensaries. But now that the businesses have been licensed, the real work begins. Read More