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Any person may petition the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy to add an approved: (1) form of medical marijuana; or (2) method of administering medical marijuana. Persons seeking to add a form or method of administration must submit an electronic petition in accordance with section 3796.061 of the Revised Code and 3796:8-2-02 of the Administrative Code to the Board.


The State Medical Board of Ohio established an annual process where members of the public may petition the Board to add new qualifying medical conditions. The next petition period is scheduled to open on November 1, 2020 and close on December 31, 2020. More information will be posted to this webpage and sent out to all program subscribers. To subscribe to program updates, visit the MMCP home page.

As a reminder, the following are the current qualifying medical conditions for medical marijuana use in Ohio: AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia, 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 syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and ulcerative colitis.