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Will Ohio Benefit From Marijuana Tax Revenues?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Will Ohio Benefit From Marijuana Tax Revenues?

Some disappointing news on the legal marijuana front recently emerged out of California — only $34 million came into the state’s coffers from taxing cannabis products, about a third of what was originally projected by officials. At first glance, one may look at that stat and think, “What? Only $34 million for taxing a product […]

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Science Cafe: Neurological Disease, Alternatives to Care and Exposing Fake News about Cannabinoids

  Science Cafe:  Neurological Disease, Alternatives to Care and Exposing Fake News about Cannabinoids

You don’t want to miss this exciting and informative talk with Dr. Emily De Los Reyes, a pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at the OSU College of Medicine, and Kerry Dhakal, an Assistant Professor and Research and Education Librarian at the Health Sciences Library at The Ohio […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Help Combat Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Can Medical Marijuana Help Combat Ohio’s Opioid Crisis?

As medical marijuana becomes a talking point of Ohio’s 2018 election season, some candidates are questioning whether or not our soon-to-be-launched program will help fight the state’s opioid crisis, and if Ohio should go the way of full marijuana legalization. In 2016, the state legislature also considered the possibilities of what the new medical marijuana […]

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Can Medical Marijuana Bring Innovation to Ohio?

Travis Irvine Travis Irvine Can Medical Marijuana Bring Innovation to Ohio?

As state officials continue to stop and sputter along the path to Ohio’s legalization of medical marijuana, most recently announcing that the entire program may have to be paused due to flaws in the state’s licensing process, experts and supporters of the cannabis industry continue to hold out hope that Ohio’s law will allow for […]

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Construction Begins on Ohio’s First Legal Marijuana Greenhouse

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Begins on Ohio’s First Legal Marijuana Greenhouse

The first marijuana cultivation facility in Ohio officially broke ground yesterday with a ceremonial event at the future site of Cresco Labs in Yellow Springs. The new project will include a 50,000 square foot greenhouse designed to grow and harvest specific strains of marijuana plants for dispensaries across the state. “We’re excited to be the […]

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Ohio Department of Commerce Issues 12 Medical Marijuana Cultivation Licenses

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Department of Commerce Issues 12 Medical Marijuana Cultivation Licenses

After more than a year since medical marijuana became legal in Ohio, the 12 licenses to cultivate have been distributed by the Ohio Department of Commerce. The companies chosen, spanning most of the state (except the Central Ohio region), beat out nearly 100 other applicants for a license allowing them up to 25,000 square feet […]

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Medical Marijuana Legal in Ohio Today

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Medical Marijuana Legal in Ohio Today

Today Ohioans could theoretically have access to medical marijuana, but there’s nowhere to get it legally yet. House bill 523, the law legalizing marijuana for therapeutic uses, goes into effect today, but, for now, not much is changing. “It’s kind of a symbolic day more than anything,” said Aaron Marshall with Ohioans for Medical Marijuana, […]

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