Step 1

Schedule a telemed or office appointment over the phone or online with one of our friendly marijuana doctors.


Step 2

Meet with one of our state-certified medical marijuana doctors and discuss your condition.


Step 3

With the doctor's approval, you'll receive your card via email from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Card Eligibility​​

In order to qualify for a medical marijuana card in Ohio, you must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

  • Individuals 18 years of age or older 

  • Under 18 years of age must have assigned caregiver who is at least 21 years of age

  • Affected by one of the qualifying conditions (see below)

  • Be an Ohio resident with proof of residency

  • Meet with a certified Ohio Marijuana Card doctor

What is an Ohio Marijuana Card?​

An Ohio medical marijuana card is simply the patient identification card issued by the State Board of Pharmacy, once you've been registered as a medical marijuana patient in Ohio.

With your card in hand, you'll have all of the legal rights and benefits granted to qualified patients under the state's medical marijuana laws.​ Take control of your treatment plan, with the natural relief that medical cannabis provides! 

What Conditions Qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in Ohio?

The Ohio Medical Board has approved the use of medical marijuana to help treat and alleviate symptoms associated with a variety of conditions and symptoms.  Keep reading to learn how to get a medical marijuana card in Ohio, and take control of your treatment plan today!

In total, there are currently 25 conditions eligible for treatment with medical marijuana, but new conditions may be added in the future. Every year, there is a petition period to request the addition of new qualifying conditions for a medical card in Ohio. If you believe that you should be able to get a medical marijuana card, but your condition is not on the list, you can submit a request to the Ohio Medical Board.

If you are currently living with any of the conditions that qualify for treatment with cannabis, or you just want to learn more about how to get a medical marijuana card in Ohio, give us a call at (866) 457-5559 or schedule an appointment for an evaluation with a skilled marijuana doctor online today

How Do I Get Approved for Medical Marijuana in Ohio if I Have a Qualifying Medical Condition?

If you are currently living with one of Ohio’s 25 qualifying conditions, you are likely eligible for treatment with medical marijuana. However, before you can visit state-licensed cannabis dispensaries to purchase marijuana products, you'll need to get a medical marijuana recommendation and register for a marijuana card with the OMMCP Patient Registry. 

The easiest way to obtain your Ohio marijuana card is to schedule an appointment for a recommendation from one of our medical marijuana doctors online today!

​​​Medical Marijuana Doctors in Ohio​

Unfortunately, not all doctors are able to or willing to recommend medical marijuana to qualified patients in Ohio. Because of this, it can be challenging to find a doctor who will help you.

But don't worry, all Ohio Marijuana Card doctors are certified to recommend medical cannabis. We have medical marijuana doctors near you or online, who are here to walk you through everything you need in order to get a marijuana card in Ohio.

What Happens When You See Our Marijuana Doctors in Ohio

All of our doctors have expanded their knowledge on treating Ohio’s qualifying conditions with cannabis, through additional coursework and continuing education. 

During an evaluation appointment, you'll discuss your medical history as well as your current symptoms. This helps the doctor determine if you qualify for a medical marijuana certification. 

If your Ohio mmj doctor recommends treating your symptoms with cannabis, your certification will be submitted to the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMC) Patient Registry.

Medical Marijuana Is Legal in Ohio

With overwhelming evidence supporting medical marijuana's potential to improve the quality of life for Ohio residents, state lawmakers passed House Bill 523 in the summer of 2016.

The passage of this law made medical marijuana legal everywhere across the great state of Ohio!

This means that Ohio patients can get medical marijuana products that will provide the natural relief they deserve!

Getting Access to Medical Marijuana at
Ohio Dispensaries

Once you have paid the state application fee and register with the state's OMMCP, your medical marijuana ID card will be activated. You can generally start shopping at cannabis dispensaries in Ohio on the same day.

If you need guidance on where to find a medical marijuana dispensary near you, or you have questions about getting a replacement or renewal patient identification card, we are here to help you!

​Why Get an Ohio Medical Marijuana Card?

Effective Treatment

Ohio residents living with a condition that qualifies for medical marijuana in Ohio can now get natural relief through cannabis! We strongly suggest initiating a medical marijuana regimen under the supervision of one of our doctors, in order to get the most out of this effective treatment. Each Ohio marijuana doctor has a deep understanding of the benefits of cannabis, its side effects, and how to use it to treat your symptoms. 

At Ohio Marijuana Card, our doctors are not only licensed by the state of Ohio, but they have also taken continuing medical cannabis education courses. This ensures they have the most important and up-to-date information about the therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana.

Legal Protection

Your Ohio Marijuana Card makes it easy to demonstrate to law enforcement that you are registered with Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program's Patient Registry. When you show them your marijuana card, they will know it's legal for you to possess, transport, and consume medical cannabis products.

Dispensary Access

Medical marijuana has been acknowledged in Ohio as an effective and low-risk option for treating the symptoms related to 25 different conditions. Once you have your Ohio marijuana card in hand, you’ll be able to shop at any cannabis dispensary in the state! There, you can purchase medical marijuana that has been tested and verified for potency and purity. 

The list of cannabis products available in Ohio is constantly expanding. When you visit a dispensary, you’ll be able to find botanical marijuana flower for vaping, concentrates, oral sprays, tinctures, THC-infused edibles, lozenges, patches, lotions, other topicals, high CBD products and more!

Access to Other States ​

An Ohio Marijuana Card gets you access to every cannabis dispensary in the state, but you might end up receiving more value than you originally anticipated! Many states with medical marijuana laws extend reciprocity with their programs. This means that Ohio residents with a medical marijuana patient ID may be able to purchase cannabis products when traveling to other states.