Ohio Medical Marijuana Card
In order to purchase and use cannabis for health problems, all patients must get a legal Ohio medical marijuana card.
Join over 3,000 Ohio patients who have chosen Green Health Docs as their medical cannabis physicians.
We offer risk-free MMJ card certification. If you don’t qualify, we refund 100% of your money.
You can get your Ohio medical marijuana card from the comfort of your own home. Our physicians evaluate you via a scheduled video conference.
Ohio Medical Marijuana Certification Process
Schedule Your Appointment! To get started, all you need to do is fill out the form above, or call our Ohio Green Health Docs team. Dial 1-877-242-0362 and our support team can set you up for an appointment.
Gather Your Documents. Gather supporting medical documentation/proof along with your Ohio ID for your appointment and send this information to our doctors. Proof includes pill bottles, prescriptions, medical records, office visit notes or a letter from your doctor.
Speak With Our Doctors. Once you have your appointment set, and you have gathered your medical records, it’s time to see your Green Health Doc.
Getting Your Official Ohio Medical Marijuana Card. Once you’ve visited our doctors, or had your call, and you have received your certification letter, it’s time to register for your official card. After receiving your card, you are allowed to grow, purchase, transport and use medical cannabis throughout the state of Ohio.
Ohio Medical Marijuana Card Telemedicine Option
No matter where you live in Ohio, our licensed physicians can certify you for a legal Ohio marijuana card online. Our team offers marijuana evaluations online via telemedicine. Even if we don’t have a physical clinic nearby, you can still get evaluated by our doctors through a video call at no extra cost using the telehealth option. All you need to do is schedule above or if you prefer, call/text our support team at 1-877-242-0362 and set up an appointment with our doctor. The convenience of our Ohio medical marijuana doctors online services is unbeatable.
Once certified, a patient can register to receive their official Ohio medical marijuana card. Patients can also apply for their home cultivation license at the time of registration.
Ohio Medical Cannabis Card Frequently Asked Questions
Patients are required to be a resident of Ohio and have at least one qualifying condition (see below) diagnosed by a physician.
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
- AIDS (or HIV+ status)
- Crohn’s disease
- Ulcerative colitis
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- 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
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.
You will need a photo ID and medical records regarding the condition for which you are trying to enter the program. Some physicians may require additional documents, please check with them.
No. Insurance companies do not cover the cost of certification in Ohio because marijuana is still illegal at the federal level.
The cost for the Ohio medical marijuana certification ranges from $150-$200 for the initial visit. This price may include assistance with paperwork, medical marijuana education, the doctor’s visit, and any other help throughout the process.
A registered medical provider should examine you, review medical records, assess your medical history, maintain your patient records and provide follow-up care as needed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes. Veterans may also receive a discount depending on which physician they visit.
No. The law prohibits the cultivation of medical marijuana for personal, family, or household use.
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.
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.)
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.