State Medical Board of Ohio

Irritable bowel syndrome added to list of qualifying condition for medical marijuana

BY: - July 17, 2023

Irritable bowel syndrome patients can now use medical marijuana for treatment. The State Medical Board made IBS the 26th qualifying condition for medical marijuana under Ohio law, and rejected obsessive-compulsive syndrome and autism spectrum disorder as qualifying conditions during Wednesday’s meeting.  “While this addition will help expand patient access to medical marijuana and help many […]

Telemedicine booms as Ohioans stay home

BY: - April 6, 2020

With Ohio’s stay-at-home order extended to May 1, more and more people are utilizing telemedicine as a way to get their care while reducing their risk of contracting COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. That now includes those who have not yet seen a provider, but need to see someone during the stay-at-home […]


Why is autism excluded from medical cannabis treatments in Ohio when conditions associated with it are not?

BY: - December 6, 2019

My name is Tiffany Carwile, and I am the founder and director of advocacy for the Autism Alliance of Ohio. At the end of last year, I submitted a 500-page petition to the State Medical Board of Ohio in support of listing autism as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis treatment. Rife with scientific evidence, […]