Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Crohn’s Disease in Ohio?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Crohn's Disease in Ohio

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

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Multiple Sclerosis in Ohio?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Multiple Sclerosis in Ohio

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

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

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

Ohio Qualifying Conditions: Anxiety & Autism Recommended by Ohio Medical Board

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.

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Ohio Medical Marijuana Oils Temporarily Pulled From Dispensaries

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.

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Ohio Medical Marijuana Cards Not Recognized by Ohio University

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.

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FDA Explores CBD. Does the Ohio CBD Ban Still Stand?

The Farm Bill has now passed, and hemp is making its way to the American market. It is only a matter of time until there’s an explosion of CBD products. In lesser words, the CBD Gold Rush is on! In fact, it’s happening already, and the ink has barely dried on the Farm Bill. You may have even noticed products spilling into your local grocery stores. Despite the Ohio CBD ban, some coffee shops in Cleveland even offer CBD shots in your espresso!

But is all CBD created equal? And will CBD products ever be fully legalized in Ohio, where a ban of CBD products was instituted late in 2018? Our Green Health Docs Advocacy Team dives into the latest news that the FDA is reviewing the safety of CBD oil and CBD products in May 2019.

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