GOP Lawmakers In Ohio Finally Approve Rules Allowing Cannabis Sales To Begin In June, Existing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Join In



A panel of Ohio lawmakers cleared 11 administrative rules on Monday for the state’s medical and recreational marijuana programs, including one that spells out how existing medical marijuana retailers can apply for dual-use medicinal and recreational dispensary licenses.

The move, undertaken by the Joint Committee On Agency Rule Review (JCARR), puts Ohio adults one step closer to being able to legally purchase cannabis in dispensaries and shops, following last November’s legalization of recreational marijuana.

A separate rule also cleared on Monday noted existing dispensaries seeking dual licensees need to fill out and present applications no later than June 7. If approved they will be allowed to sell to medical marijuana patients as well as adults, noted

Rep. Jamie Callender

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