Common Questions About an Ohio Medical Marijuana Card

Do I need to register?

Yes. All medical marijuana patients and their caregivers are required to register with the State Board of Pharmacy. Full details regarding registration as a patient or caregiver can be found in Chapter 3796:7-2 of the Ohio Administrative Code.

How long will registration be valid?

A patient or caregiver registration will be valid from the date of issuance and expire one year later, on the last day of the month it was issued. If the patient is diagnosed as terminally ill, the patient’s registration will expire after six months.

Will my registration status be made publicly available?

No. The law prohibits the Board of Pharmacy, as well as licensed dispensaries, from making personal identifying information public. Physicians and those employed by dispensaries will be able to verify a patient or caregiver’s registration.

What forms of medical marijuana will be available?

The following forms of medical marijuana are permitted: oils, wax, tinctures, plant material, edibles, lotion and patches. The law prohibits the use of medical marijuana by smoking or combustion, but does allow for vaporization (vaping). The law prohibits any form that is attractive to children.

How much medical marijuana will a registered patient or caregiver be able to possess at one time?

The amount of medical marijuana possessed by a registered patient or caregiver must not exceed a 90-day supply. Full details regarding a 90-day supply can be found in Ohio Administrative Rule 3796:8-2-04.

What are the qualifying conditions that may be treated with medical marijuana?

Certified physicians may recommend medical marijuana only for the treatment of a qualifying medical condition. Under Ohio law, all of the following are qualifying medical conditions: AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable, Parkinson’s disease, positive status for HIV, post-traumatic stress disorder, sickle cell anemia, spinal cord disease or injury, Tourette’s syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and ulcerative colitis.

Questions about my medical marijuana card

How do I buy medical marijuana at a dispensary?

To gain access to a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Ohio, you must have a Medical Marijuana Card issued by the State Board of Pharmacy.  Our certified doctor and staff will help you through the process of getting your card if you qualify.  

What can I do with my card?

Your medical marijuana card will allow you access to any dispensary located in Ohio.  Your card will also serve as ID to present to law enforcement to show you are registered with the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. 

Can my regular doctor get me a card?

Only an Ohio, state-certified doctor can recommend medical marijuana to patients.  Our doctors at Ohio Cannabis Connection are certified to recommend by the State of Ohio. Our certified doctors are located in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton.

Is getting my ID card a complicated process?

Our Certified Marijuana Doctors and Staff make it easy to get your Ohio Medical Marijuana Card.  Our knowledgable staff will help you through the entire process so you can receive your Medical Marijuana Card and have access to the Medical Marijuana Dispensaries anywhere in Ohio. Once you receive your recommendation at your visit, you will be registered for the program to receive your ID card that same day.  

Is getting my card affordable?

Ohio Cannabis Connection has the lowest price in the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus areas. We have affordable payment plans available and we also offer discounts to Veterans. There are no hidden fees or follow-up fees to get your Medical Marijuana Card with us.  We do not require a booking fee.