Medical Marijuana

House Bill 523, effective on September 8, 2016, legalizes medical marijuana in Ohio. The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program allows people with certain medical conditions, upon the recommendation of an Ohio-licensed physician certified by the State Medical Board, to purchase and use medical marijuana (Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program).

Certified physicians may recommend medical marijuana only for the treatment of a qualifying medical condition.










Under Ohio law, all of the following are qualifying medical conditions:


  • AIDS

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Alzheimer’s disease

  • Cancer

  • Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • Crohn’s disease

  • Epilepsy or another seizure disorder,Fibromyalgia

  • Glaucoma

  • Hepatitis C

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Positive status for HIV

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Sickle cell anemia

  • Spinal cord disease or injury

  • Tourette’s syndrome

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Ulcerative colitis

How long does a Medical Marijuana card last?










All cards expire one year from the issue date. You must request a new visit with a physician if you wish to renew. 

After a physician has recommended Medical Marijuana as a treatment, they will add you to the register.


It is mandatory that all patients/caregivers registry.

The annual cost of  medical marijuana registration is $50 for patients and $25 for caregivers.


After receiving your Patient & Caregiver Registry card, you may purchase medical marijuana from an Ohio dispensary licensed by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

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