Ohio Medical Marijuana Qualifications

Who Qualifies for Medicinal Marijuana in Ohio

Sill pending legislative vote the state of Ohio has outlined several key factors for the medical marijuana program in Ohio but has not been offical enacted.

A qualifying Ohio marijuana patient shall not be subject to arrest or prosecution, penalized in any manner, including, but not limited to, being subject to any civil penalty, or denied any right or privilege, including, but not limited to, being subject to any disciplinary action by a professional licensing board, for the palliative use of marijuana in Ohio.

How To Become A Medical Marijuana Patient In Ohio

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Must be a resident in the state of Ohio with proof of residency
  3. The qualifying Ohio medical marijuana patient has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition and has obtained medical records showing the diagnosis of that condition.
  4. Once your physician has registered you with the DHSS as a qualifying patient, you must obtain a Medical Marijuana card from the state of Ohio.

Ohio Qualifying Marijuana Patient Conditions

Cancer; glaucoma; positive status for human immunodeficiency virus; acquired immune deficiency syndrome; hepatitis C; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Crohn's disease; agitation of Alzheimer's disease; nail patella; multiple sclerosis; injury or disease to the spinal cord, spinal column, or vertebra; mylomalacia; celiac disease; sickle cell anemia; or the treatment of these conditions;

A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following: Cachexia or wasting syndrome, Severe or chronic pain, Severe or chronic nausea, Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy, Severe or persistent muscle spasms.