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How To Get Access to Medical Marijuana in Ohio | Verilife Cincinnati Dispensary

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We want to make the process of getting your medical marijuana certification as seamless as possible at our new Verilife Cincinnati dispensary. Below is a list of qualifications, steps you’ll need to take, and information you’ll need to have on hand to complete the process. If at any time during the process you find that you have a question or need additional help, do not hesitate to reach out to our call center for direct assistance. 

Do you qualify for a medical marijuana card?

  • Are you at least 18 years of age (or are you a minor with an adult caregiver and physician certification)?
  • Are you a legal resident of Ohio with proof of residency?
  • Have you been diagnosed with one of the qualifying conditions?
  • Has an Ohio physician who is certified to recommend medical marijuana certified that you have a qualifying condition?

If you have answered yes to all the questions above you may be eligible to receive medical marijuana under the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.

 

What to Expect on your 1st Visit

At Verilife, we’re committed to helping you find the relief you seek every step of the way.

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Visit a Certified Physician

Who can confirm that you have one of the medical conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. Search for an Ohio physician.

Register

Complete your registration through the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Patient & Caregiver Registry.

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When you visit the doctor, be sure to take your government-issued identification and medical records with you.

Accepted forms of identification include any of the following: an unexpired Ohio driver's license; unexpired Ohio identification card issued by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles; or unexpired United States passport or United States passport card.

  • You will receive an email to complete your registration
  • Click on the link in the email to access the registry and to create your registry password
  • Confirm that the information in your registry profile is correct (you must contact your physician and ask them to correct any information that is incorrect)
  • Patients will pay an annual $50 registration fee (caregivers will pay $25)
    • Indigent patients or veterans should not submit payment for their registration fee until their status has been approved by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy
  • Download your card (you can print a copy or show an electronic version on your cell phone when at a dispensary)

Every patient deserves the best possible care. Find out more about certifying a child for medical cannabis use.

Live your best life. See what’s needed to obtain your card as a veteran.

We’re here to support you, and your card can be expedited. Learn what it takes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit a certified physician who can confirm that you have a qualifying condition for access to medical marijuana. The physician will create your profile in the Patient & Caregiver Registry. Confirm and complete your registration for the program through the Patient & Caregiver Registry.

  • A patient must indicate to a certified physician that they are electing you to serve as a caregiver for them
  • The physician will then create your profile in the Patient & Caregiver Registry
    • If the patient is a minor, they must have a caregiver
  • Confirm and complete your registration for the program through the Patient & Caregiver Registry
  • NOTE: Caregiver registration will be activated after approval by the Board of Pharmacy

The Medical Board maintains a list of all Ohio licensed physicians who are certified to recommend medical marijuana. Click here to find a physician

The link found in the activation email will be active for 90 days. However, the link can only be accessed once.

No. By clicking the link in your activation email, you will be asked to create a password for your Registry profile. Once you create your password and choose your time zone, you will be logged into your Registry profile. While the link in your activation email will no longer be active, you can log back into the Registry by visiting www.ohiomedicalmarijuanaregistry.com and entering your username (email address) and password.

Terminally Ill patients and their caregivers may collectively purchase, within a 90-day period, no more than a 90-day supply. A 90-day is defined as:

  • For plant material:
    • Up to 10 ounces (two hundred eighty-three and five-tenths grams) of Tier I medical marijuana
    • Up to six and six-tenths ounces (one hundred eighty-seven and one-tenths grams) of Tier II medical marijuana
  • Up to thirty-three and three-tenths grams of THC content in patches for transdermal administration or lotions, creams, or ointments for topical administration
  • Up to eleven and seven-tenths grams of THC content in oil, tincture, capsule, or edible form for oral administration
  • Up to sixty-five and seven-tenths grams of THC content in medical cannabis oil for vaporization

All other patients and their caregivers may collectively purchase, within a 90-day period, no more than a 90-day supply. A 90-day supply is defined by form as follows:

  • Up to 8 ounces of tier I medical marijuana
  • Up to 5.3 ounces of tier II medical marijuana
  • Up to 26.55 of THC content for patches, lotions, creams, and other topical forms of medical marijuana
  • Up to 9.9 grams of THC content in oils, tinctures, capsules, and other edible forms for oral administration
  • Up to 53.1 grams of THC content in medical cannabis oil for vaporization

The minimum quantity that you can purchase during your sales transaction depends on the form of medical marijuana that you are purchasing.

  • 1/10 of an ounce or 2.83 grams of plant material/flower;
  • 295mg of THC contained in a patch, lotion, cream, or ointment;
  • 110mg of THC contained in oil, tincture, capsule, or edible for oral administration;
  • 590mg of THC contained in oil for vaporization

Would you rather get help from our team?

We can walk you through the entire process. You can also contact us for direct assistance with any questions you may have along the way. Our friendly patient care representatives are happy to talk over the phone and at our Verilife Cincinnati Dispensary.

Our hours are 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CST.

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