State approves first round of doctors to recommend medical marijuana in Ohio

Published: Mar. 20, 2018 at 10:28 AM EDT
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Medical marijuana prescriptions could soon be coming from a doctor's office near you. The State Medical Board of Ohio approved the first round of doctors who will be able to recommend medical marijuana to patients.

The state of Ohio Board of Pharmacy is still working to establish a patient registry ,which is expected by late summer. Dispensaries are set to be operational by September 8.

The state and medical board require physicians to complete a two hour course on prescribing medical marijuana.

The state approved medical marijuana back in September of 2016. Under the law, certified physicians can recommend patients with qualifying medical conditions to apply for medical marijuana patient cards.

Physicians can find more information on the application process to become certified by clicking the "More Information" link on this page.

Here is the list of doctors approved in the first round of applications:

Azam Shah: New Albany

MoniqueTturner-Robinson: Twinsburgh

Jeffrey Haggenjos: New Lexington

Rajendra Koirala: Canfield

Sarah Blake: Columbus

Karin Cseak: Cuyahoga Falls

Stephen Mooney: Canton

Jeffrey Hill: Chillicothe

Michael Saribalas: Columbus

Solomon Zaraa: Pepper Pike

Noah Miller: Shaker Heights

Allison Phelps: Cincinnati

Mark Neumann: Lambertville

Daniel Jones: Columbus

Adel Zaraa: Akron

Janet Levatin: Middleburg Heights

Mark Woyshville: Middleburg Hts

Julianne Moy: Columbus

Daniel Neides: Cleveland Heights

Robert Keating: Cleveland

Thomas Mccartney: New Albany

Charles Barrett: Chagrin Falls

Alok Bhaiji: Middleburg Heights

Joel Simmons: Columbus

James Wolfe: Mansfield

Michael Hamilton: Huron

Ryan Lakin: Perrysburg

William Sawyer: Cincinnati

Maria Soto: Columbus

Christopher South: Cincinnati

David Zainey: Springfield

Hyo Kim: Orange Village

Corie Kovach: Amherst

Bernard Master: Worthington

Michael Maloney: Cincinnati

Cynthia Taylor: Strongsville