How To Get Your Ohio Medical Marijuana Card

Watch the video and read below to learn how to get your Ohio medical marijuana card.

Contact us to schedule an evaluation and get your Ohio medical marijuana card.






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You must be a resident in the state of Ohio.

At this time, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMCP) is not allowing out of state patients to qualify.

There is no minimum age requirement in Ohio.

Patients under 18 can qualify but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Ohio Medical cannabis patients must have one or more of the following conditions:

  • Chronic, Severe or Intractable Pain
  • PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Epilepsy or another Seizure disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer
  • AIDS (or HIV+ status)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury

 

Unsure if your condition qualifies?  Contact Green Health Docs via call/text at 614-269-3085.

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Gather Your Medical Documentation

For your first visit with Green Health Docs, you will want to bring any documentation that can be used to verify your medical condition. This includes, but not limited to, things such as: pill bottles, prescriptions, and/or anything else that confirms your medical history with the condition.

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Schedule a visit

Schedule an appointment date/time by contacting us via phone or text at 614-269-3085 or email at info@greenhealthdocs.com

OR

Walk in to any of our Ohio locations during normal business hours and we will be happy to see you.

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Get Evaluated

A Green Health Doctor will evaluate you by reviewing your medical records and performing a physical examination.

After that, you’ll be registered and ready to go.

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Ohio Patient Resources

Here are a few important resources for patients (or family of patients) hoping to obtain an Ohio medical marijuana card or learn more about medical cannabis:

 

Age & Residency Requirements

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You must be a resident in the state of Ohio.

At this time, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMCP) is not allowing out of state patients to qualify.

There is no minimum age requirement in Ohio.

Patients under 18 can qualify but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Qualifying Conditions

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Ohio Medical cannabis patients must have one or more of the following conditions:

  • Chronic, Severe or Intractable Pain
  • PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Epilepsy or another Seizure disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Cancer
  • AIDS (or HIV+ status)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury

 

Unsure if your condition qualifies?  Contact Green Health Docs via call/text at 614-269-3085.

Medical Documentation

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Gather Your Medical Documentation

For your first visit with Green Health Docs, you will want to bring any documentation that can be used to verify your medical condition. This includes, but not limited to, things such as: pill bottles, prescriptions, and/or anything else that confirms your medical history with the condition.

Schedule a Visit

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Schedule a visit

Schedule an appointment date/time by contacting us via phone or text at 614-269-3085 or email at info@greenhealthdocs.com

OR

Walk in to any of our Ohio locations during normal business hours and we will be happy to see you.

Get Evaluated

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Get Evaluated

A Green Health Doctor will evaluate you by reviewing your medical records and performing a physical examination.

After that, you’ll be registered and ready to go.

Patient Resources

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Ohio Patient Resources

Here are a few important resources for patients (or family of patients) hoping to obtain an Ohio medical marijuana card or learn more about medical cannabis:

 

Call or text us at 614-269-3085 to schedule an evaluation with our doctors and get your Ohio medical marijuana card.

Ohio Medical Cannabis Card
Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I become a legal cannabis patient in Ohio?

    Patients are required to be a resident of Ohio and have at least one qualifying condition (see below) diagnosed by a physician. Call or text Green Health Docs at 614-269-3085 and we will gladly answer any of your questions.

  • What are the qualifying medical conditions that may be treated with medical cannabis in Ohio?

    Medical cannabis patients must have one or more of the following conditions:

    • Chronic, severe or intractable pain
    • PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
    • Epilepsy or another seizure disorder
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Cancer
    • AIDS (or HIV+ status)
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Glaucoma
    • Hepatitis C
    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Spinal cord disease or injury
    • Tourette’s syndrome
    • Traumatic brain injury
  • How do I set up an appointment with a registered medical marijuana physician in Ohio?

    Call or text 614-269-3085 and our Green Health Docs team will be happy to set up your appointment at one of our Ohio clinics.

  • What credentials do the physicians of Green Health Docs have?

    All medical providers working with Green Health Docs are licensed and authorized to practice medicine in their respective states and are in full compliance with those state’s medical cannabis laws. They all possess an extensive, working knowledge of medical cannabis benefits.

  • What will I need for my appointment with Green Health Docs?

    You will need a photo ID and medical records regarding the condition for which you are trying to enter the program.

  • Will my health insurance cover the certification process and all fees?

    No. Insurance companies do not cover the cost of certification in Ohio because marijuana is still illegal at the federal level.

  • How much will the Ohio medical cannabis certification cost?

    The cost for the Ohio medical marijuana certification is $200 ($170 for veterans) for the initial visit. This price includes assistance with paperwork, medical marijuana education, the doctor’s visit, and any other help throughout the process.

  • Where can I fax my medical records so that they can be viewed by the physician at the time of my medical marijuana evaluation?

    You can fax your records to 614-269-3085 or you can have them emailed to info@greenhealthdocs.com.

  • What will take place at my visit with Green Health Docs?

    A registered Ohio medical provider will examine you, review medical records, assess your medical history, maintain your patient records and provide follow-up care as needed.

  • What is a caregiver?

    Caregivers provide a service for any patient (including those under 18) who cannot or does not wish to go to a dispensary to purchase their medical marijuana. A caregiver gets the medical marijuana for their patient and then transports it back to him/her. Caregivers are only appointed by patients, must be 21 years or older, and can be a family member. A patient is only allowed 2 caregivers and a caregiver can only provide services to 2 patients.

  • Do I need to register as a medical cannabis patient in Ohio?

    Yes. All medical marijuana patients and their caregivers are required to register with the State Board of Pharmacy and we will help you with this at the time of your visit.

  • What is the cost to register as a patient or caregiver in Ohio?

    There are mandatory annual fees that patients and caregivers must pay to the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. The annual fee for a patient registration is $50. The annual fee for a caregiver registration is $25.

  • How long will a patient’s Ohio medical cannabis registration be valid?

    A patient or caregiver registration will be valid from the date of issuance and expire one year later, on the last day of the month it was issued. If the patient is diagnosed as terminally ill, the patient’s registration will expire after six months.

  • Will a patient’s registration status be made publicly available?

    No. The law prohibits the Ohio Board of Pharmacy, as well as Ohio licensed dispensaries, from making personal identifying information public. Physicians and those employed by dispensaries will be able to verify a patient or caregiver’s registration.

  • Where will I be able to obtain medical marijuana in Ohio?

    Medical marijuana will be available from retail dispensaries licensed by the Board of Pharmacy. Once the Board of Pharmacy has completed its dispensary licensing process dispensary locations will be made available through this site. Our Green Health Docs website will continuously update our Ohio Dispensary Map (https://greenhealthdocs.com/dispensary-map-ohio/) as dispensaries begin to open!

  • What forms of medical marijuana will be available in Ohio?

    The following forms of medical marijuana are permitted: oils, tinctures, plant material, edibles and patches. The law prohibits the use of medical marijuana by smoking or combustion, but does allow for vaporization (vaping). The law prohibits any form that is attractive to children.

  • Will medical cannabis be available to minors?

    Yes. However, a certified physician may recommend treatment with medical marijuana only after obtaining the consent of a parent or another person responsible for providing consent to treatment.

  • Can veterans obtain medical cannabis in Ohio?

    Yes. Veterans also receive a discount at Green Health Docs and pay a reduced initial visit fee of $170. Thank you for your service!

  • Will Ohio patients be permitted to grow medical marijuana for personal consumption?

    No. The law prohibits the cultivation of medical marijuana for personal, family, or household use.

  • How much medical marijuana will a registered patient or caregiver be able to possess at one time?

    The amount of medical marijuana possessed by a registered patient or caregiver must not exceed a 90-day supply. Full details regarding a 90-day supply can be found in Ohio Administrative Rule 3796:8-2-04.

  • Will Ohio dispensaries recognize medical marijuana cards from another state?

    No. At this time, in order to access medical cannabis in Ohio, you must be a patient in the Ohio medical cannabis program. (This may change over time, however, and reciprocity with other states is an eventual goal per the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.)

  • What happens if I am stopped by law enforcement?

    As a legal marijuana patient, you are protected. Patients do not have to disclose that they possess medical cannabis and do not have to consent to a search. However, if a search is conducted and medical cannabis is found, the patient should inform the police that he/she is a medical cannabis patient.