Conditions That Qualify For Medical Cannabis In Ohio:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
- Crohn’s disease
- Epilepsy or another seizure disorder
- Hepatitis C
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Chronic and severe pain
- Intractable pain
- 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
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.
The Ohio Patient Network's Interim Ohio Medical Marijuana Form been revised to more accurately reflect HB523 as passed and modified to reflect HB 49 passed in June 2017.
Click here to download: NEW Ohio Patients Network Interim_Ohio_Medical_Marijuana_Recommendation.pdf