On Sept. 5, 2017, Hocking College announced that it would be the first public college to step forward and apply for an Ohio medical marijuana testing license.
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NELSONVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Hocking College is announcing its intention to fulfill Ohio law as the research facility for the State of Ohio’s Medical Cannabis testing laboratory.
On Aug. 22, 2017, the Ohio Department of Commerce awarded contracts to two companies to help develop the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. The contracts for the two companies, Metrc and Persistent Systems Inc., total more than $1.75 million.
A law making medical marijuana legal in Ohio is now in effect.
On Sept. 8, 2016, medical marijuana will become legal in Ohio, with the date established when Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 523 on June 7, 2016.
On Aug. 22, 2016, the Ohio Controlling Board, a bipartisan panel that handles adjustments to the state budget, voted to transfer $1.8 million from the Emergency Purposes Fund to the Medical Marijuana Control Program Fund, as requested by the Ohio Office of Budget and Management.
Ohioans for Medical Marijuana announced on May 28, 2016, that it was no longer pursuing a constitutional ballot amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio. The news came days after the Ohio state legislature passed HB 523, a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio.
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Late on Wednesday night, the Ohio Legislature passed a medical cannabis (marijuana) bill, HB 523, which would create a system of retail distribution in the state. The bill passed by a vote of 18-15 in the Senate, followed shortly by a 67-28 vote in the House.
On May 5, 2016, the Ohio House Select Committee on Medical Marijuana voted to clear HB 523, a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state of Ohio.