Making Your Petition

Any person may petition the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy ("the Board") 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 shall submit this petition in accordance with section 3796.061 of the Revised Code and 3796:8-2-02 of the Administrative Code to the Board.

Complete each section of this petition and attach all supporting documents. All supporting documents must be submitted in PDF format and clearly indicate the section of the petition that the document is intended to support. In addition, The combined size of the PDFs must be under 16mb.

Each petition is limited to one proposed form or method of administration. Note that submitted petitions constitute a public record. No petition or supporting documents should include health information identifying a specific individual. If a petition does not meet the standards for submission, it will not be considered.

After a petition is completed, it may be submitted by clicking on the "submit" button at the end of the petition. Please attach all supporting documents to the email message before sending.

Petition Review Process

At least five members of the Board, which constitutes a quorum, shall consider each proposed form or method of administration. A majority of the board members present at the hearing where each proposed form or method was publicly considered shall concur in the decision to approve or deny the addition of the proposed form or method.

If after consideration the board concludes that the form or method of administration should be added to the list of approved forms and methods, the Board shall proceed to adopt a rule, in accordance with section 119 of the Revised code, expanding the list accordingly.


Section A: Petitioner's Information

Section B: Form or Method of Administration You Are Requesting Be Added

Section C: Anticipated Benefits from the Proposed Form or Method of Administration

Section D: Reported Adverse Effects of Proposed Form or Method of Administration

Section E: Acceptance by the Medical Community

Section F: Expert Support

Please provide evidence supporting the use of medical marijuana to treat or alleviate the disease or condition, including but not limited to journal articles, peer-reviewed studies and other types of medical or scientific documentation.


By clicking the Submit button below, I certify that the information provided in this petition is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that submission of misleading information or the omission of material information may result in the dismissal of this petition before it is considered.