How Do You Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Ohio?

Medical Marijuana is now legal in Ohio. Ohio became the nation’s 25th state to legalize medical marijuana and now the process begins on how to conduct business in the state. Just like every other state that has the law passed, it takes time for dispensaries to open and for patients to start reaping the medicinal benefits of cannabis.

The list of qualifying ailments in Ohio is mainly targeted for people with serious medical conditions such as cancer, AIDS and Alzheimer’s Disease, but the lawmakers slipped in spinal cord damage or pain. This opens the doors for the businesses to start seeing more patients.

On September 8th, 2016 the state is officially open for business for patients that want to apply for a card. Industry wise, this is a prime opportunity for specialized doctors to start offering medical marijuana recommendations and other service providers to help patients navigate the process. The first dispensaries are set to open sometime in 2017.

Is Ohio going to set precedent for the midwest? How difficult is it to get a card?

Cincinnati.com How To Qualify for Medical Marijuana in OhioThe medical marijuana laws go into effect on September 8th in OH. However, dispensaries will not be open for another year or two. How To Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Ohio – Green Rush Daily

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