Ohio board to review 9 petitions for potential qualifying conditions for medical marijuana

Published: Jan. 26, 2022 at 1:16 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ohio’s State Medical Board and received nine petitions for potential conditions that would qualify someone for medical marijuana.

The conditions include:

  • Gilbert’s Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Degenerative Disk Disease, Chronic pain, PTSD
  • Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, Sleep Disorder
  • Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
  • Insomnia
  • Lupus
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Petitions submitted for the same condition will be combined for reviews.

The petitions will be presented during the State Medical Board of Ohio’s Feb. 9 meeting. Committee members would then be tasked with determining if the conditions meet medical marijuana program regulations.

A final decision on whether any new conditions would qualify a patient for medical marijuana use is expected by summer 2022.

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