Cannabis: Crisis or Cure?
The Two-Year Battle for Medical Marijuana in the State of Ohio
By Breanna Beers
With the passing of House Bill 523 in 2016, Ohio joined 30 other states that have now legalized marijuana for medical use. Over two years later, however, there are still no facilities approved to process the drug, no physicians permitted to prescribe it, and no pharmacists authorized to dispense it. So what does this law entail, and what has it actually accomplished?
On Sept. 14, Cresco Labs received its ...