How to Become a Medical Marijuana Recommending Physician in Ohio
As a physician you are eligible to apply for a Certificate to Recommend medical marijuana if you:
Hold an active, unrestricted MD or DO license from the State Medical Board of OH
Have been granted access to OARRS
Hold an active registration with the DEA
Have not been subject to disciplinary action based on inappropriate handling of controlled substances
Have no ownership, investment interest, or compensation agreement with a licensed medical marijuana cultivator, processor, testing lab, or dispensary
You must complete 2-hour Continuing Medical Education course approved by the Ohio State Medical Association or the Ohio Osteopathic Association. Your CME will cover diagnosing qualifying conditions, treating medical conditions with marijuana, and possible drug interactions. Please visit the OOA and OSMA websites for course information.