2021: Ohio Medical Panel Adds 3 Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana Patients
Updated: Jul 29
Medical marijuana patients in Ohio can add three 'new' conditions to the list of qualifying factors for medical marijuana. Rather than adding new options, the Medical Board added three more conditions to the chronic or intractable pain category. Ohio reviews the qualifying conditions annually according to law.
Medical Board of Ohio Adds New Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana Applicants
The Ohio panel now allows for patients suffering from:
and complex regional pain syndrome
The conditions will now qualify patients under the existing category of chronic or intractable pain.
What are the 22 Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana in Ohio?
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Lou Gehrig's Disease)
Cachexia, Wasting Syndrome
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)
Another seizure disorder
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) / AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sickle Cell Anemia
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
2021: How Do I Get My Medical Marijuana Card in Ohio?
18+ years or registered by a guardian
proof of residency in Ohio (ID card)
suffer from any of the qualifying conditions
speak with a licensed doctor
register with the state
pay the Ohio annual fee for your card
Patients less than 18 years of age require a parent or guardian to apply and act as a designated caregiver.
When Did Ohio Legalize Medical Marijuana?
On Sept. 8th, 2016, Ohio authorized the use of medical marijuana for residents.
What Bill Authorized Medical Marijuana in Ohio?
House Bill No. 523 went into effect on Sept. 8th, 2016, and established the Medical Marijuana Control Program.
How Much Medical Marijuana Can a Patient Possess in Ohio?
Answer: Patients with a medical marijuana card are allowed to possess no more than a 90-day supply of medical marijuana.
up to eight ounces of marijuana
or marijuana products with a similar amount of THC
How Many Medical Marijuana Patients are in Ohio?
Answer: the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Programs has received over 230,037 recommendations and has 168,571 registered patients.