Ohio lawmaker from Lake County introduces marijuana legalization bill

There’s yet another push to make the recreational use of marijuana legal in Ohio. And this attempt is coming from a pair of Republicans, including one from Lake County. On Tuesday, Representative Jamie Callender from Concord held a press conference to announce plans for new marijuana legislation. It’s separate, but…

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First Recreational Marijuana Bill Introduced in Ohio

A pair of Buckeye State lawmakers are ready to put the “high” in Ohio.  On Thursday, two Democratic state House representatives there—Casey Weinstein and Terrence Upchurch—introduced legislation to legalize and regulate the cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana in the state. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the bill is historic,…

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Ohio Adds New Rules to Govern the Controversial Delta-8

The regulatory body currently overseeing Ohio’s medical marijuana program has now instituted new rules governing the use of Delta-8 THC, the popular, yet controversial, compound that has been known to yield similar effects to regular weed. The rules, via the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, are intended to provide “guidance…

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Ohio Adds Qualifying Conditions To Medical Cannabis Program

State officials tasked with overseeing Ohio’s medical marijuana program approved last week the addition of three health conditions that qualify a patient to use cannabis medicinally. The move brings the number of severe medical conditions that allow a patient to use cannabis medicinally in Ohio to 25 and marks the…

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Ohio Accepting New Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis Patients

Ohio is currently accepting new petitions for qualifying conditions. New medical cannabis patients will be able to receive treatment, as long as their qualifying conditions are approved per the state’s regulations.  The petitions will go through and be analyzed by the State Medical Board of Ohio as part of the…

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Ohio Reports Increase In Active Medical Cannabis Patients

Ohio’s still-young medical marijuana program saw its pool of active patients go up as summer wound down this year, according to new data. Citing figures provided by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, Cleveland.com reports that the “number of Ohio medical marijuana patients who have purchased products from state dispensaries…

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