Ohio Board of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For January 2021

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for January 2021. These numbers include:

  • 230,037 Recommendations
  • 168,571 Registered patients
    • 11,328 Patients with Veteran Status
    • 12,168 Patients with Indigent Status
    • 888 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis
  • 148,861 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries)
  • 19,199 Registered CaregiversFor the full list of program numbers, please visit the Program Update page.

 

 

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Announces Public Hearing March 12, 2021

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy announces a public hearing will be held on March 12, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. via conference call.

To join the meeting:
Join on your computer or mobile app
-OR-
Call in (audio only)
+1 614-721-2972
Phone Conference ID: 789 012 627#
This is a statement of the agency’s intention to adopt/rescind the following rules:
  • 3796:6-2-01 Requests for application to operate medical marijuana dispensaries.
  • 3796:6-2-02 Applications to operate medical marijuana dispensaries.
  • 3796:6-2-04 Medical marijuana dispensary license application evaluation.
  • 3796:6-2-05 Number of dispensary provisional licenses.
  • 3796:6-2-09 Medical marijuana dispensary employees generally.
  • 3796:6-2-10 Medical marijuana dispensary certificate of operation renewal.
  • 3796:6-2-13 Request to relocate a dispensary.
  • 3796:6-2-14 Procedure for discontinuing business as a medical marijuana dispensary.
The full text of the proposed/rescinded rules is available at the office of the State Board of Pharmacy in printed form without charge to any person affected by such proposals. The proposed rules are available on the Register of Ohio’s web site at http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/rules/search(search by 3796 – Medical Marijuana Control Program).
PLEASE NOTE: It may take up to 24-hours from the filing date for the rules to be posted.
On the date and at the time and place designated in this notice, any person affected by the proposed action of the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy may appear and be heard in person, by his/her attorney, or both; may present his/her position, arguments, or contentions orally or in writing; offer witnesses; and, present evidence tending to show that any proposal, if adopted or effectuated, will be unreasonable or unlawful.9

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For December 2020

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for December 2020. These numbers include:

  • 214,916 Recommendations
  • 160,228 Registered patients
    • 10,938 Patients with Veteran Status
    • 11,591 Patients with Indigent Status
    • 861 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis
  • 139,458 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries)
  • 18,211 Registered CaregiversFor the full list of program numbers, please visit the Program Update page.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For November 2020

Update from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

OHIO:   The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for November 2020. These numbers include:

  • 204,114 Recommendations
  • 154,376 Registered patients
    • 10,598 Patients with Veteran Status
    • 11,205 Patients with Indigent Status
    • 832 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis
  • 131,398 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries)
  • 17,463 Registered Caregivers

For the full list of program numbers, please visit the Program Update page.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For October 2020

OHIO:   The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for October 2020. These numbers include:

  • 192,777 Recommendations
  • 147,678 Registered patients
    • 10,175 Patients with Veteran Status
    • 10,781 Patients with Indigent Status
    • 799 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis
  • 123,485 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries)
  • 16,691 Registered Caregivers

For the full list of program numbers, please visit the Program Update page.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee November 2020 Virtual Meeting Link

 

OHIO: The Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will hold a meeting virtually via Skype at 10:00 AM. Click here for a link to access the virtual meeting.

To join by phone, call 614-721-2972 and use access code 931714645.

 

Ohio Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee November 2020 Meeting Agenda

 

OHIO: The Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will hold a meeting virtually via Skype on November 12, 2020.

AGENDA MEDICAL MARIJUANA ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

November 12, 2020 10:00 a.m.

The Advisory Committee meeting will be held virtually via Skype.

Instructions to access the Skype Meeting will be posted here the morning of November 12, and via email update.

NOTE: The Advisory Committee will not be accepting testimony or public comments at this meeting.

10:00 a.m.

ROLL CALL AND MINUTES REVIEW

▪ Advisory Committee Members

10:05 a.m.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA CONTROL PROGRAM UPDATE

▪ Patient and Caregiver Update (Maerten-Moore)

▪ Dispensary Update (Maerten-Moore)

▪ Program Update (Maerten-Moore)

▪ Patient Survey Results (Maerten-Moore)

▪ Commerce Licensee Updates (McIlvaine)

▪ Program Sales and Product Data (McIlvaine)

▪ Commerce Initiatives (McIlvaine)

▪ Petitions for Qualifying Conditions (Pollock) o Current petition period and criteria o 2021 petition period dates

▪ Physicians with a CTR (Pollock)

▪ COVID-19 Update (Pollock)

Ohio 2020 Submission Period To Add Qualifying Conditions Opens November 1st

Update from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

OHIO: Each year, the State Medical Board of Ohio is tasked with reviewing petitions for new qualifying medical conditions for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. The 2020 submission period will be open from November 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020. You may submit a petition at any time during this window.

Click here to submit a petition.

NOTE: Petitions submitted outside of the submission period will not be accepted.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated MMJ Patient & Caregiver Numbers For September 2020

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for July 2020. These numbers include:

  • 181,566 Recommendations
  • 140,409 Registered patients
    • 9,756 Patients with Veteran Status
    • 10,290 Patients with Indigent Status
    • 765 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis
  • 115,155 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries)
  • 15,854 Registered Caregivers

For the full list of program numbers, please visit the Program Update page.