Officials say medical marijuana may be for sale in Ohio’s first approved dispensary around the first of the year. 
Photo: Columbus Bureau
Photo: Columbus Bureau

Medical marijuana: With Ohio product due any day, how many are in the program?

Find out which area doctors are approved to recommend pot

Ohio’s first medical marijuana could go on sale any day — maybe any minute — as the first testing lab and dispensary received state approval earlier this month to open.

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After accepting patient registrations for three weeks, the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program has received 4,440 recommendations for patients or caregivers. Of those, 3,036 have activated their registry card.

The fee for patients is $50 and $25 for caregivers, though veterans and low-income patients may be eligible for lower fees.

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The number of physicians certified to recommend medical marijuana numbered 353 after the last group was approved by State Medical Board of Ohio on Dec. 14. Of those, 33 in Dayton area and surrounding region have been cleared.

Area physicians with approved Certificates to Recommend as of Dec. 14:

CityFirst nameLast name
BeavercreekSrinivasErragolla
BeavercreekRyanBayko
BellbrookPaulKolodzik
BrookvilleSusanDavis-Brown
CentervilleRichardKim
CentervilleUgochukwuNwokoro
DaytonJohnMurphy
DaytonKevinWatt
DaytonMollyHall
DaytonDanielLacey
DaytonOscarCataldi
DaytonMartinSchear
DaytonPriyeshMehta
DaytonMarthaCorradine-Altman
EnonJamesThomas
EnonShelliRidge
FairbornAchintChoksy
KetteringPaulConover
KetteringEdwardHughes
MasonNailaGoldenberg
MasonDarcyKrueger
MiddletownClydeWatson
New CarlisleAshokDevatha
SpringboroAllenGuehl
SpringfieldKamelAbraham
SpringfieldDavidZainey
SpringfieldMarkRoberto
Washington TwpChowdryBashir
Washington TwpGlenSolomon
WaynesvilleRokeyaTasnin
West ChesterDavidEllison
Yellow SpringsKathleenGlover
Yellow SpringsFredericLeeds

Source: State Medical Board of Ohio

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