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Grower (also commonly referred to as Producers or Cultivators) – Cultivators are responsible for growing cannabis. Mature plants are harvested and transferred to a Processor.
Final Cultivation License rules have been approved. The state is currently accepting cultivation license applications.
A cultivator shall track and submit into the inventory tracking system any information the department determines necessary for maintaining and tracking medical marijuana. When a plant reaches twelve inches in height or is transplanted from a cloning medium or apparatus into a growth medium or apparatus intended for the vegetative or flowering stages of growth cycle, whichever occurs sooner, the cultivator shall securely attach a tag to the plant or the plant’s container that includes, at a minimum, the following information:
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On May 12, Ohio held a Q&A on the state’s proposed cultivation rules. A full recap can be found here.
For more information on the cultivation license application process, click here.
You can begin filling out your applications now.
Processors – Processors take harvested cannabis from Cultivators and create derivative extracts for edibles, concentrates, topicals, and prepacks. Finished products are transported to Dispensaries.
Final rules and regulations are yet to be determined. Below are the estimated costs and numbers for obtaining a cannabis processing license.
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Final Laboratory regulations are to be determined. Here’s what we know now:
Dispensaries sell legal cannabis, and cannabis products, to responsible adults in compliance with local regulations.
There will be an estimated 60 Dispensary Licenses awarded in Ohio; final numbers and application requirements are yet to be determined.
Most states require dispensaries to track and trace all of their cannabis-related products for regulatory and compliance reporting requirements. Our Dispensary Point of Sale and inventory management system provides comprehensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking with a focus on compliant data points. If your state requires seed-to-sale systems to stay compliant, BioTrackTHC has you covered. Our system is customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each and every state.
Caregivers grow and process cannabis on behalf of patients. They cannot charge for cannabis, only recoup the costs of goods.
Current Estimated Patient Counts: 188,000
The Board of Pharmacy is in the process of developing costs, rules, and process to be finalized no later than September of 2017.
Here’s a list of qualifying conditions defined by Ohio state law:
You can find more information on Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program here.
Here is an overview of the bill and the rules being adopted with the state’s medical marijuana program.
Ohio’s Department of Commerce finalized cultivation rules on May 6, 2017.
For the latest cannabis-related legislative updates on Ohio, check out our Cannabis Bill Tracker!
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