Ohio medical marijuana law

Jo Ingles

Some of the companies that lost out on medical marijuana growing licenses are suing the state over the way those decisions were made. And those companies are hoping courts will force the state to answer questions.

Statehouse News Bureau

The agency that oversees the state’s medical marijuana program admits there are problems with the scoring process used to grant medical marijuana growing licenses. 

Jo Ingles

An Obama era policy that made is possible for legalized marijuana to become a reality in some states has now been rescinded by the Trump administration. What might that mean for Ohio’s medical marijuana program, which is set to be operational in September?

Dan Konik

One of the companies recently awarded one of 12 large growing licenses from the state’s medical marijuana regulators has broken ground in Yellow Springs. The planned 50,000 foot greenhouse is set to be in operation by June. 

Statehouse News Bureau

State Auditor Dave Yost says questions about past drug convictions of a consultant who played a key role in Ohio’s new medical marijuana program, set to begin operation in September, need to be addressed now. And he says it’s time for an investigation.

One of the lawmakers who sat on the state panel that approved the state’s medical marijuana program wants to put it on hold until questions about it can be answered. 

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

It appears the state’s new medical marijuana bill has cleared a hurdle. A public university has stepped forward to volunteer to serve as the state’s medical marijuana testing laboratory. 

Statehouse News Bureau

Investors who want a license to grow medical marijuana for Ohio’s new program will have to wait until November to find out whether they will receive one. 

The state’s new medical marijuana program is supposed to begin a little more than a year from now. But there are still lots of questions, such as who will grow the plants, what conditions they’ll be grown under, and who will do lab testing on the cannabis before patients get access to it.