How To Get Medical Marijuana In Ohio

As more information is known about how to qualify and receive your medical marijuana card in Ohio we will update this section as soon as possible.

Conditions That Qualify For Medical Cannabis In Ohio:

  • AIDS
  • HIV
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy or another seizure disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic and severe pain
  • Intractable pain
  • PTSD
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Spinal cord disease or injury
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Ulcerative colitis

The Ohio Medical Marijuana Commission shall establish and update the list of debilitating medical conditions for which medical marijuana certifications may be issued on an annual basis, consistent with current, peer-reviewed medical research.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a resident in the state of Ohio with proof of residency
  • Non-medical marijuana is still illegal in Ohio.
  • Medical marijuana will not be covered by insurance.
  • Home grows are NOT allowed under the current legislation
  • Smoking cannabis is not permitted and must be consumed via vaporizing, edibles, transdermal patches, topical lotions & oils
  • A diagnosis by a medical marijuana approved doctor recommendation showing a debilitating medical condition is required
  • A state issued medical marijuana card is required
  • While the new Ohio medical marijuana law allows you to travel out of state to obtain your medicine, it still remains a federal crime to transport cannabis over state lines
  • Patients from other states that have their medical marijuana card will be able to purchase medical cannabis in Ohio