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High Street Releases Proposed Rules for Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Cultivators

Ohio Medical Marijuana Cultivator

Ohio’s medical marijuana regulations are budding. Ohio recently released proposed rules for cultivators, those interested in “growing, harvesting, packaging, and transporting medical marijuana.” Read More ›

Highlights of Medical Marijuana Proposed Rules for Ohio Dispensaries and Physicians

Ohio Medical Marijuana Dispensary

On December 15, 2016, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy posted its proposed rules governing the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries. The same day, the State Medical Board posted its proposed rules regulating the issuance of certificates to physicians wishing to recommend medical marijuana to their patients. Below are a few key points from each set of proposed rules. Read More ›

Ohio's Medical Marijuana Law

Ohio Medicinal Marijuana neon sign

“Let’s get together and feel alright” sang the Ohio legislature to those suffering from ailments like: Alzheimer’s disease, Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, and Parkinson’s disease. Those are just a few of the “qualifying medical conditions”1 in House Bill 523 for which a physician may prescribe medical marijuana. Read More ›

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Brian F. Higgins is an associate in FBT's regulated business group with a focus on health care, and he has a history as corporate counsel to Medpace, Inc., a pharmaceutical clinical research organization.