The state of Ohio legalized medical cannabis in 2016, through a Legislative bill, House Bill 523, which provided a legal way for qualifying patients in the state to access and utilize medical cannabis as a form of treatment for their ailment. Access to medical cannabis is through state licensed businesses that are allowed to grow, manufacture and sell medical cannabis.
2016 – Ohio legalized medical cannabis
2017 – Ohio licensing period for cannabis businesses
2019 – First Ohio medical cannabis businesses opened and medical cannabis sales began
TYPES OF BUSINESS
Ohio Medical Cannabis Cultivation – can grow medical cannabis plants and sell wholesale to other licensed Ohio Medical Cannabis Businesses. There is a limit of nineteen (19) Level 1 Cultivator (limited to 25,000 sqft of canopy) and nineteen (19) Level 2 Cultivator (limited to 3,000 sqft of canopy)
Ohio Medical Cannabis Processor – can extract, process and produce cannabis products such as edibles, concentrates, tinctures, etc. and sell to state licensed dispensaries. There is a limit of forty (40) business licenses allowed for Ohio Medical Cannabis Processors within the state
Ohio Medical Cannabis Dispensary – can purchase medical cannabis from licensed cultivation and processor facilities and dispense medical cannabis to registered patients. There is a limit of sixty (60) business licenses allowed for Ohio Medical Cannabis Dispensaries within the state.
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