The state of Ohio has made the process pretty simple. The biggest concern we see is having a qualifying condition. IBS and chronic pain seem to be an acceptable condition for being approved. All in all expect to pay $300 – $500 for your doctor’s appointment, license, and marijuana supply.
#1 – Qualifying condition
- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Alzheimer’s disease
- chronic traumatic encephalopathy
- Crohn’s disease
- epilepsy or another seizure disorder
- 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
- ulcerative colitis
#2 – Obtain Your Existing Medical Records
Most doctors on our list will do the leg work for you, you will need to authorize.
#3 – Find a local doctor
Most doctors let you book an appointment online – typical cost can is between $200 – $300. See our doctors list.
#4 – Ohio License Fee
After approval, you will need to pay the State of Ohio $50 license fee.
#5 – Visit a dispensary
For now, plan at least an hour to two-hour first visit. You will need to see an onsite pharmacist the first visit. Come with any questions you have. See our dispensary list.