Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate of Operation in Beavercreek

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Harvest of Beavercreek, located at 4370 Tonawanda Trl., Beavercreek.

The Board has now issued 57 Dispensary Certificates of Operation.
The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Publishes 2021 Request for Dispensary Applications (RFA II)

OHIO:   On September 14, 2021, the Board of Pharmacy voted to authorize the publication of the 2021 Request for Dispensary Applications (RFA II). RFA II and Dispensary Application Instructions, a preview of the application, and all required forms can now be found under the heading Dispensary Applications – RFA II at www.medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov/dispensaries.

Questions related to RFA II may be submitted from September 20, 2021 until October 6, 2021 via email to rfaquestions@medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov. Please review RFA II and all additional posted documents before submitting questions. Individuals may submit a maximum of three questions during this First Q & A Period.
The application process will formally open on November 4, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. and close on November 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate of Operation in Athens

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Harvest of Athens, located at 711 W Union St., Athens.

The Board has now issued 56 Dispensary Certificates of Operation.
The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

 

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate of Operation in Columbus

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Strawberry Fields, located at 2950 E Main St., Columbus.

The Board has now issued 54 Dispensary Certificates of Operation.
The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers for April 2021

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

  • Recommendations
  • 197,816 Registered patients
    • 12,612 Patients with Veteran Status
    • 13,870 Patients with Indigent Status
    • 779 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis
  • 158,397 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries)
  • 21,989 Registered Caregivers

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

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Awards 58th Provisional Dispensary License

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded a provisional dispensary license to Buckeye Relief, located at 1782 Coventry Road in Cleveland Heights.

In June 2018, the Board had issued 56 provisional dispensary licenses. Additional provisional dispensary licenses were awarded in December 2019 and May 2020.
Currently, the Board of Pharmacy has issued 52 Certificates of Operation.

 

 

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Files Amended Program Rules With The Common Sense Initiative Office

OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT:
STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY FILES AMENDED PROGRAM RULES WITH THE COMMON SENSE INITIATIVE OFFICE – MARCH 22, 2021

OHIO:  The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy has filed amended program rules with the Common Sense Initiative Office (CSI). Those impacted by the proposed rules may submit comments to CSI and the Board for review until close of business on April 2, 2021.

The CSI Business Impact Analysis, the amended rule text, and instructions on how to provide comments are available on the Board of Pharmacy’s proposed rules page (under the Common Sense Initiative header): www.pharmacy.ohio.gov/proposed.

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.