SB 261 - Expands Medical Marijuana Program - Ohio Key Vote


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Title: Expands Medical Marijuana Program

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands the state's medical marijuana program.


  • Amends the bill related to medical marijuana (Sec. 1).

  • Defines the “marijuana cultivation area” as the enclosed area where medical marijuana is cultivated during the vegetative stage and flowering stage (Sec. 1).

  • Expands the qualifying medical condition (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes a division of marijuana within the commerce department and removes the oversight of the state board of pharmacy (Sec. 1).

  • Expands the eligibility of dispensary licenses (Sec. 1).

  • Expands the dispensable forms and using methods of medical marijuana (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizing cultivators to expand their facilities (Sec. 1).