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
Do you struggle with Crohn’s disease? If so, medical marijuana may be able to provide some relief. The State of Ohio recognizes Crohn’s disease as a qualifying condition for its medical marijuana program, and getting certified as a patient is easier than you may realize. Read More
Cannabis enjoys widespread popularity among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Research indicates that as many as 60% of MS patients currently use medical marijuana, and as many as 90% would consider using it if it were legal and medically validated. If you live in Ohio and are considering cannabis for your MS, there’s good news. The state recognizes multiple sclerosis as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Read More
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
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
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
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
Ohio medical marijuana is available, but less than 50% of Ohio’s registered MMJ patients have even purchased medical cannabis. So why aren’t Ohioans buying medical marijuana? We take a look at what’s happening, and whether we can expect this problem to improve.
The Ohio State Medical Board has decided to table a vote on adding autism spectrum disorder and anxiety as new qualifying conditions allowed in the state’s medical marijuana program. Our Green Health Docs Advocacy Team explores why the Ohio State Medical Board made this admittedly frustrating decision.
Tons of exciting news in Ohio as the medical marijuana industry gets fully underway, just in time for summer. We’ve got new patient numbers from the state, news about edibles, and word of a new dispensary in Lebanon, Ohio, near our Dayton clinic.
We’re still a few weeks out from knowing which of the five proposed medical conditions will be added to the list of Ohio qualifying conditions, but the State Medical Board of Ohio have officially recommended that autism and anxiety be added to the program. The Green Health Docs Advocacy Team outlines what this means for Ohioans, anxiety patients and those suffering from the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder.
The Buckeye State hit another snag this week as Ohio medical marijuana oils have been temporarily pulled from dispensary shelves. This follows a dispute over a misprint on the product that forced the state to issue the recall.
Below, the Green Health Docs Advocacy Team will take a look at why this recall happened, what it means for Ohio medical marijuana patients, and if marijuana oils will make a return anytime soon.
Students of Ohio University in Athens got a rude awakening this week when Jim Sabin, OU communications specialist, confirmed to Athens News that the school has banned the use of medical marijuana on campus. The university will also not recognize Ohio medical marijuana cards, even if a student is a qualifying patient. The Green Health Docs Advocacy Team will dive into what this means and why it’s both logical and foolish to ban medical marijuana on campus.