Medical Marijuana Is Legal in Ohio
With overwhelming evidence supporting medical marijuana's potential to improve the qualify 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!
Who is elidable for an Ohio Medical Marijuana Card?
Individuals 18 years of age or older
Patients under 18 years of age must assign a caregiver who is at least 21 years of age.
Have a current diagnosis of a qualifying condition (see below)
Be an Ohio resident with proof of residency
Meet with a Certified Ohio Marijuana Doctor
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 the symptoms associated with a variety of medical conditions and ailments. In total, there are currently 22 conditions eligible for treatment with medical marijuana, but there is the possibility of new conditions being added in the future. Every year, there is a petition period to request the addition of new qualifying medical conditions.
Here is the current list of the qualifying conditions:
Get Approved for Medical Marijuana in Ohio Through Telemedicine
If you are currently living with one of the conditions listed above, you are eligible for treatment with medical marijuana in Ohio. The easiest way to obtain one is to schedule an evaluation with a medical marijuana doctor at any of the Ohio Marijuana Card clinic locations or you can get approved for medical marijuana treatment from the comfort and safety of your own home! Meet with an Ohio marijuana doctor through telemed, and get approved today. The process is quick and easy. Our telemedicine platform allows you to meet with the doctor on your smartphone, computer, or tablet. We provide same-day registration for telemedicine appointments, so you can access dispensaries right away.
What Is the Process To Be Approved for an Ohio Marijuana Card?
If you are living with a qualifying condition or you believe you have one of the conditions listed above, you'll need to schedule an appointment. At the appointment, you and the doctor will discuss your medical condition(s) and treatment history. It is very important that you obtain medical records prior to your visit that support your qualifying condition. Not sure which documents to use or how to obtain them?
Check out our guide to obtaining medical records or
give us a call and we will help walk you through the process.
Assuming the doctor is able to confirm your qualifying condition, you'll then be registered with the state of Ohio Board of Pharmacy and the doctor will enter your recommendation following your appointment. You will receive an email where you will submit a $50 registration fee to the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. After your submission, you will login to your account in the Patient Registry and will be able to download your official Ohio medical marijuana card!
What Is an Ohio Medical 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 the state of Ohio. With your card in hand, you'll have all of the legal rights and benefits granted to patients under the State's medical marijuana laws. An Ohio medical marijuana card provides you with the following benefits:
Ohio Marijuana Dispensary Access
Legal Protection With Your Ohio Medical Marijuana Card
Medical Marijuana Doctors in Ohio
Unfortunately, not all doctors are able to or willing to recommend medical marijuana to patients in Ohio. Right now, there are only a handful of physicians certified to recommend medical marijuana, so it can be challenging to find a doctor that will help you out. But don't worry, all Ohio Marijuana Card doctors are certified to recommend medical cannabis. You can schedule an evaluation with a certified marijuana doctor at any of our clinic locations:
Schedule a Medical Marijuana Evaluation With Ohio Marijuana Card
Ohio Marijuana Card understands that the medical marijuana laws in Ohio can be confusing, so we take all of the guesswork out of it for our patients. Our friendly support staff will carefully walk you through the entire process, from helping you collect your medical records before your appointment to submitting your recommendation to the State Board of Pharmacy after the appointment. Also, we have the most affordable pricing anywhere in the state of Ohio!
Get Your Ohio Marijuana Card in 3 Easy Steps
Schedule an appointment with one of our friendly marijuana doctors at any location throughout the State!
Meet with one of our state-certified medical marijuana doctors and discuss your condition.
With the doctor's approval, you'll receive your card via email from the Ohio Board of Pharmacy.