Medical Marijuana

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A proposed bill amending Ohio's medical marijuana program is designed to answer the question of what would happen to an Ohioan who purchases medicinal cannabis out of state and uses it here.

The Ohio Supreme Court has adopted a rule change to allow attorneys to counsel clients seeking to comply with the state's new medical marijuana law.

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The head of the state medical board says he won't participate in establishing rules for certifying doctors under Ohio's new medical marijuana law after taking on lobbying clients associated with the  industry.

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The Speaker of the Ohio House has established a process for making appointments to the new Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee.

A rule amendment proposed by the Ohio Supreme Court would let  attorneys counsel clients seeking to comply with the state's medical marijuana law.

Two agencies that will regulate Ohio's medical marijuana program are getting the 1.8 million state dollars they sought to start that work.


Medical marijuana becomes legal in Ohio in September, but questions are being raised about the constitutionality of minority business set-asides in the legislation. 

Part of Ohio's new medical marijuana law that sets aside a piece of business for minorities appears to be unconstitutional, according to legal scholars who spoke to the Associated Press.

Medical marijuana has been legalized in Ohio, but signing the legislation is just the first step toward actually making it available.

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed legislation legalizing medical marijuana.

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A national group has dropped its effort to put a medical marijuana issue on the fall ballot.

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State lawmakers approved a slew of measures yesterday before leaving for summer break.

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After nearly 20 years of trying, backers of a bill to legalize medical marijuana are celebrating it's historic passage by the Ohio legislature.

A bill to regulate medical marijuana through the Ohio Board of Pharmacy is being scrapped over concerns the setup would create an undue burden on the state.

An Ohio Senate committee has amended the House-passed bill to legalize medical marijuana use.

Ohio House Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

May 11, 2016

The Ohio House has passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana.

An Ohio House committee today approved a legislative proposal to legalize medical marijuana. 

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Ohioans with health problems who want medical marijuana are starting to take sides over which plan they support.

Supporters of medical marijuana may begin collecting signatures to put the issue on the November ballot in Ohio. 

A group seeking to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio through a proposed constitutional amendment has cleared an initial hurdle.