Important News from the Industry

We try to stay on top on the latest news and information within Ohio’s Cannabis industry.

Industry News

03/23

Medical Weed Revamp Bill

The Ohio Medical Cannabis Industry Association has issued a statement opposing legislation that would dramatically alter the state’s medical marijuana program.

01/23

Medical Marijuana for Autism

Members of the public are again asking the State Medical Board of Ohio to consider adding autism spectrum disorder to the list of conditions for which medical marijuana is permitted.

06/21

Overhaul Ohio’s Medical Marijuana System

The Parents, physicians and even a handful of state lawmakers have repeatedly asked Ohio’s State Medical Board to add autism to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana, and each time it’s said no.

02/21

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

A patient in Ohio’s medical marijuana program, Clark must drive 64 miles from her home in Proctorville, across the Ohio River from Huntington, W.V., to the nearest retail store in Jackson. But that dispensary doesn’t always carry the products she needs, so she’s been driving to Marietta – 105 miles each way.

Press Releases

08/23

OMCIA Applauds the HHS

The Ohio Medical Cannabis Industry Association (OMCIA) stands in strong support of the recent recommendation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reclassify cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

07/10

Board Urged to Expand Access

The Ohio Medical Cannabis Industry Association (OMCIA) today urged the State Medical Board of Ohio to vote yes on Wednesday on proposals to add three medical conditions to the list of ailments doctors are permitted to recommend for treatment with medical marijuana.

01/22

New Qualifying Conditions

The Ohio Medical Cannabis Industry Association (OMCIA) has submitted four medical conditions to the State Medical Board of Ohio (the Board) for consideration to be added as new qualifying conditions to Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program.