Marijuana Law and Policy

According to a press release from Ohio Governor John Kasich’s office, the Governor signed six bills yesterday, including H.B 523, which authorizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes and establishes the Medical Marijuana Control Program. H.B. 523 was passed by the Republican controlled Ohio General Assembly on May 25, 2016. According to Ohio law,

Those that are considering providing services to clients and customers in the nascent marijuana industry should be cautious in this area. Even though many states have legalized medical and/or recreational marijuana to some degree, the fact remains that marijuana is illegal as a controlled substance under federal law, and there are companion laws prohibiting the