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In order to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program staff will be working remotely until further notice. Click here for more information.

PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS

HOW TO OBTAIN MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Obtaining medical marijuana through Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program involves three steps:

  1. Visit a certified physician who can confirm that you have one of the medical conditions that qualify for medical marijuana and have the physician create your profile in the Patient & Caregiver Registry.
  2. Confirm and complete your registration for the program through the Patient & Caregiver Registry.
  3. Purchase medical marijuana from an Ohio dispensary with a certificate of operation from the Board of Pharmacy.

For more information, use the patient and caregiver resources on this page or review the following quick reference guide:

For questions regarding the information on this page, please contact the Ohio Medical Marijuana Toll-Free Helpline at 1-833-4OH-MMCP (1-833-464-6627) or visit the Program’s Contact page.

FIND A PHYSICIAN TO RECOMMEND MEDICAL MARIJUANA

If your current physician does not have an active certificate to recommend (CTR), use the link below to find an Ohio physician certified to recommend medical marijuana:

FIND DISPENSARIES WITH CERTIFICATES OF OPERATION

After receiving your Patient & Caregiver Registry card, you may purchase medical marijuana from an Ohio dispensary that has received a certificate of operation by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy. The following links provide information on dispensaries who have received a certificate of operation:

REPORTING ADVERSE REACTIONS

Anyone who may be experiencing serious or life-threatening issues should seek immediate medical attention. Patients and caregivers should report any adverse reactions to medical marijuana to the MMCP toll-free helpline (1-833-464-6627).

ABUSE PREVENTION

The misuse or abuse of medications or other drugs has serious consequences. There are resources available to help. If you or someone you know may be struggling with addiction, call 877-275-6364 for information and a referral.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES