Security Measures Causing Delays in Ohio's Medical Marijuana Launch Date

Security Measures Causing Delays in Ohio's Medical Marijuana Launch Date

The program was originally supposed to launch on Sept. 8.

Subscribe
September 10, 2018
News 5 Cleveland
Legislation and regulation Medical News State by State: Ohio

CLEVELAND - Ohio's Medical Marijuana program was originally supposed to launch on Sept. 8. For months, it's been clear that delays with licensing and construction for the new facilities meant patients wouldn't be able to get medical products produced in Ohio until months after the initial start date, potentially as late as early 2019.

For an industry that's planning to be the business of the future, required security measures sound like they're from an old-fashioned action movie.

Some of the basic procedures medical marijuana companies will have to follow include "unmarked cars, travel point A to point B, randomized routes, manifests before and after delivery," explained Frantz Ward LLP Attorney Tom Haren.

Read more

Top Image: © Katherine | Adobe Stock

MMJ Medical Marijuana Security Regulation Logistics