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Patients must have one or more 21 qualifying conditions, which include Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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The number of doctors certified to recommend medical marijuana in Ohio reached 336 last month. Of those, about 30 reside in the Miami Valley, according to State Medical Board of Ohio records.
When up and running, Ohio dispensaries are allowed to sell 90-day supplies of medical marijuana as oils, tinctures, plant material, edibles and patches. Patients are allowed to vape plant material but forbidden to light up.