Ohio board to review 9 petitions for potential qualifying conditions for medical marijuana
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
- Degenerative Disk Disease, Chronic pain, PTSD
- Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, Sleep Disorder
- Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
- 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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