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An environmental laboratory in Streetsboro is hoping to pass an inspection next week that will allow it to test medical marijuana.

Department of Commerce and State inspectors will visit North Coast Environmental Laboratory on December 19.

Spokesperson Joe Moorhead said the inspectors will be searching for everything the lab put in its application. If they fail, the lab can potentially lose its ability to achieve a medical marijuana license.  

Ohio Certifies First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Dec 13, 2018

State regulators have given the green light to the first medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio.

Ohio Distributes First 1,000 Medical Marijuana Cards

Dec 11, 2018
Carmen Fultz, an employee of Buckeye Relief LLC, sorts the male and female marijuana plants inside a Veg Room, in Eastlake, Ohio.
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State officials say doctors have submitted nearly 2,000 recommendations in the medical marijuana patient and caregiver registry for Ohio.

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As Ohio’s medical marijuana program comes closer to bearing fruit, Columbus leaders hope to join the growing number of U.S. cities decriminalizing recreational marijuana.

Columbus City Council has approved zoning measure for medical marijuana businesses at their meeting Monday night.

Ohio History Connection

Earlier this month, Ohio voters rejected the latest attempt to change the state constitution through a referendum. Issue 1, a measure to lessen penalties for some drug crimes, lost by a wide margin.

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A judge has declared that a provision in Ohio's medical marijuana program that 15 percent of licenses go to minority-owned groups is unconstitutional.

Health care was a big campaign issue across the Midwest, and Tuesday's election results were mixed. Among the winners: medical marijuana.

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An Ohio physician and medial professor believes medical cannabis should be used to treat opioid addiction in a state that saw a record number of overdose deaths last year.

It's now legal for adults to smoke pot in Canada. But some Canadians have found themselves barred – possibly permanently – if they admit at the U.S. border that they have used marijuana.

Estevan, Saskatchewan, is just 10 miles north of the border with North Dakota. The town's mayor, Roy Ludwig, told the CBC that residents have been turned away at the border for admitting to marijuana use.

Vape cartridges are on display durIng the CBD Express store grand opening in Salem, Ore.
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Parents from the Cleveland area are making an unusual request: They want the Cleveland School District to administer CBD oil to their children during school.

What To Know About Ohio Law And Medical Marijuana

Oct 22, 2018
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Ohioans sometime in the next two months will be able to buy and use marijuana products to treat nearly two dozen medical conditions after obtaining a recommendation from a physician. Here are a few things prospective patients should consider as the state's medical cannabis program gets rolling.

Carmen Fultz, an employee of Buckeye Relief LLC, sorts the male and female marijuana plants inside a Veg Room, in Eastlake, Ohio.
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Several large and small cultivators of marijuana for Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program say they plan to be harvesting their products soon. But that doesn’t mean patients will be able to buy it anytime soon.

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Ohio’s new medical marijuana program was set to be fully operational in September, but it was delayed by hiccups with the implementation process.

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One of the largest medical marijuana companies in the U.S. officially opened its new large-scale growing operation in Yellow Springs on Monday.

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