Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP)
1. Visit a certified physician who can confirm that you have one of the medical conditions that qualify for medical marijuana and have the physician create your profile in the Patient & Caregiver Registry.
2. Confirm and complete your registration for the program through the OMMCP Patient & Caregiver Registry.
3. Purchase medical marijuana from an approved dispensary in Ohio.
Qualifying Medical Conditions
Only patients with a qualifying medical condition may participate in the state's program. The conditions include: AIDS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn's disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable, Parkinson's disease, positive status for HIV, post-traumatic stress disorder, sickle cell anemia, spinal cord disease or injury, Tourette's syndrome, traumatic brain injury, and ulcerative colitis.
The annual cost of a medical marijuana registration is $50 for patients and $25 for caregivers. The state said patients who qualify for indigent or veteran status may be eligible for fee reductions.