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Ohio's Medical Marijuana Law

In the state of Ohio, people can legally possess and use marijuana for certain medical conditions. The conditions include:

- Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable


- Traumatic brain injuries

The law allows people with those conditions to use edibles, oils, patches, plant material and tinctures. Marijuana can be inhaled through vaporization, but not smoked.

Home growth is also prohibited.

What does this mean for businesses and safety/drug and alcohol protocols? 

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