Which doctors can recommend medical marijuana in Ohio? Search our database

Which doctors can recommend medical marijuana in Ohio? Search our database

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Search our database of doctors who have been certified to recommend medical marijuana in Ohio.( COLUMBUS, Ohio — Anyone who wants to use medical marijuana in Ohio must first be approved and registered by a licensed Ohio physician who has been certified to recommend cannabis by the Ohio State Medical Board. The medical board approves "certificates to recommend" marijuana at its monthly meetings. Cleveland.com will keep an updated list of all certified doctors as they are approved. Is your doctor on the list? Are there doctors in your area who can recommend medical marijuana? Search by name or city Last name City AllAkronAllianceAmherstAshvilleAthensAvon LakeBeachwoodBeavercreek TownshipBoardmanBroadview HeightsCanfieldCantonCentervilleChagrin FallsChillicotheCincinnatiClevelandCleveland HeightsColumbusConcordCopleyCovington, Ky.Cuyahoga FallsDaytonDenver, Co.DublinEnonFairlawnFort Wayne, Ind.GahannaGrove CityHollandHuronLambertville, Mich.LancasterLoganLongmont, Co.LyndhurstMansfieldMasonMentorMiddleburg HeightsMiddletownMonongahela, Pa.Moon TownshipNew AlbanyNew LexingtonNew York, Ny.NewarkNewburyNorfolkOrange VillagePainesvilleParmaPepper PikePerrysburgPickeringtonSanduskyShaker HeightsSolonSpringboroSpringfieldStowStrongsvilleSylvaniaTwinsburgVan BurenWadsworthWashington TwpWest ChesterWestervilleWestlakeWexfordWilloughby HillsWorthingtonYellow SpringsYoungstown Search by zip code ZIP Code Distance 5 miles10 miles25 miles50 miles Some mobile users may need to use this link instead . Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows patients with one of 21 medical conditions to buy and use medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation, but it does not allow for smoking marijuana or growing it for personal use. Because marijuana is still an illegal substance on the federal level, doctors cannot prescribe it, but they can discuss its use with patients and recommend its use. Certified physicians must have completed two hours of continuing education credits about cannabis and the qualifying medical conditions. To recommend medical marijuana, doctors must: Certify that a "bona fide" relationship exists with the patient; Certify the patient has a qualifying condition; Review the patient’s history over the past year in the state controlled substances database; Discuss the pros and cons of marijuana use with the patient. Patients, and any licensed caregivers, will be registered by the physician. An electronic patient ID card […]

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