The Patient & Caregiver Portal is LIVE! Now What?

Today the Ohio Board of Pharmacy finally opened the Patient & Caregiver Portal for approved Ohio Medical Marijuana doctors to submit the patients they have seen for final approval to become the first of many, LEGAL Ohio Medical Marijuana Patients!  This is a big day as it has been pushed back many times for months now and patient applications have …

The High End Affair Presents: Danksgiving Dinner

Chef Nikkie Steward’s company, The High End Affair is putting on yet another amazing event in Columbus, Ohio called Danksgiving – her High End spin on Thanksgiving with an infused twist. What is The High End Affair you ask?  It’s an Infused dinner party with like-minded individuals who believe and support the vision of a Cannabis-friendly Ohio. If you’re looking …

Hocking College’s Cannabis Lab Tech Program Receives HLC Accreditation to Become First of Its Kind in the Nation

NELSONVILLE, OH – Hocking College has received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission to move forward with the new cannabis lab technician program. This decision also gives Hocking College the distinction of being the first institution of higher learning in the United States to offer an associate degree program in cannabis lab technician. According to Hocking College President Dr. Betty …

CBD as an Anti-Inflammatory

Inflammation is a natural and healthy cellular process which is a response to harmful stimuli. Excess stress to poor diet, contaminants in the air can trigger inflammation. Under normal conditions, inflammation is a good and necessary thing. While it may cause uncomfortable symptoms including pain, swelling, soreness, and redness, inflammation is our body’s way of healing itself. Types of Inflammation …

Is CBD really only regulated by Ohio dispensaries now? That may not be true.

Last week some news & headlines came out that said CBD is no longer able to be sold in Ohio unless through a licensed dispensary, (which almost 2.5 years later, even though 56 licenses have been awarded, are still non-existent) and there seems to be a lot of confusion whether this can be true or not. The Ohio state board …

Hocking College to offer the first medical cannabis tech degree in the nation!

Nelsonville, OH – Aug. 8, 2018 – The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) has approved Hocking College’s request to offer a cannabis laboratory technician major as part of their new Laboratory Sciences Program. The cannabis laboratory technician is one component of the College’s new Associates Degree in Laboratory Science. The other two components are medical lab technician and chemical …

Press Release: Hocking College on Track to Become One of Ohio’s First Cannabis Testing Labs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2018 CONTACT: Tim Brunicardi Executive Director of Marketing, Public & Community Relations Hocking College 3301 Hocking Parkway Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 740.753.6523 (Office) | 304.494.2369 (Cell) brunicardit@hocking.edu Hocking College on Track to Become One of Ohio’s First Cannabis Testing Labs Nelsonville, OH – July 3, 2018 – Hocking College has been awarded a provisional license as …

Ohio Awards Medical Marijuana Testing Lab Licenses!

After a long, long wait – Ohio has finally awarded licenses for the Testing labs for their new medical marijuana program. There were two licenses awarded by the Ohio Department of Commerce, both of the only 2 colleges that applied – Hocking Technical College in Nelsonville & Central State University in Wilberforce.       The Hocking College laboratory is …

First Ohio Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility Given Green Light To Plant Seeds!

The first of Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Cultivation facilities has been given the green light by the Ohio Department of Commerce to put seeds in the ground and start growing the very first of Ohio’s medical marijuana!  FN Holdings, LLC which does business as Wellspring Fields is located in Ravenna and the first of 25 provisional licensees to pass a detailed …