COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two small-scale medical cannabis cultivators have told state regulators that they will have product ready by November, an Ohio official told a medical marijuana advisory committee Thursday morning.
But for ill Ohioans who are waiting for relief from medical marijuana, that doesn’t mean they will have access to the product just then. Ohio’s medical marijuana program has rules about how the plant is tested, processed and sold.
The growers, who have permission to operate up to 3,000-square-foot cultivation areas, are FN Group Holdings in Ravenna in Portage County and Agri-Med Ohio LLC in Langsville in Meigs County, which were the first two marijuana farms to get certificates of operation, said the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Mark Hamlin.
Hamlin said one of the five provisionally licensed marijuana testing labs could be ready for a final inspection that could result in a certificate of operation later this month or next month.
The state’s program requires a sample of each batch grown to be tested…Read More