What you need to know about Ohio’s medical marijuana industry from an Ohio medical marijuana attorney.
Ohio medical marijuana cultivator territories announced The Department of Commerce recently identified how it will designate territories for Ohio medical marijuana cultivators. By way of background, the current draft of Section 3796:2-1-01(A) provides for up to three Level I cultivators and three Level II… Continue Reading “Department of Commerce announced cultivator territories and draft processor rules, Board of Pharmacy hints at dispensary rule changes”
Earlier this month, the Ohio Department of Commerce issued proposed rules for Ohio cultivators. The proposal was met with significant opposition, not the least of which was the low number of licenses the Department proposed awarding. There is an opportunity for public comment, as… Continue Reading “Ohio Department of Commerce Proposes Cultivator Rules: The Highlights”
I’m excited to announce that I will be one of the featured speakers at the Marijuana Business Daily Crash Course seminars taking place in Cleveland and Cincinnati next month, where I’ll have the opportunity to present and answer questions on the legal issues associated… Continue Reading “Join us at the Marijuana Business Daily Crash Course Seminars in Cleveland and Cincinnati!”
In the wake of a medical marijuana bill clearing the General Assembly, a discussion of policy can begin to transition into a discussion of science. The legitimacy of cannabis as a pharmaceutical has created controversy for decades – this is thanks in part to… Continue Reading “The Transition From Policy to Practice”
It’s official – Ohio is on its way to becoming the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana. Today, May 10th 2016, the Ohio House approved a bill which allows for the use of marijuana in patients with qualifying medical conditions and a doctor’s recommendation. The legislation (House… Continue Reading “Ohio House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill”
Last night Issue 3 tanked at the ballot box by basically at 64-36 margin, much to the disappointment of a few very wealthy people. Despite outspending their opponents almost 16-1, Issue 3 supporters could not manage to convince the Ohio electorate to adopt its vision… Continue Reading “What’s next for the Ohio legalization movement? UPDATE”
With the news that there are two medical marijuana initiatives currently collecting signatures for inclusion on the Ohio ballot in November, I thought it might be a good idea to examine some of the science behind medical marijuana. This is certainly not a medical… Continue Reading “Marijuana as Medicine”